ladder hill
LADDER HILL
shot in 2004
Ladder Hill was the Tower Hill of St Helena
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JAMESTOWN
The Islands capital
A great view shot from my DJI Drone flying over Jamestown Harbour
Rupert Beach
RUPERT'S BEACH
Easily accessible and safe
Rupert's Beach a popular black sandy beach for days out.
Boer Cemetery
BOER CEMETERY
Individual graves aligned
Hillside burial ground cemetery at Knollcombes

Month: January 2013

Hoteliers fall for island’s cliff-top fortress

Ladder Hill Fort has been chosen by visiting hoteliers as the ideal site for them to create luxury tourist accommodation. Adrian Gardiner, founder of the Mantis Collection, said: “I think it’s one of the most exceptional sites I have seen in the world.” He told radio interviewer Darrin Henry he would like to see it with between 30 and 35 …

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Steeple appeal is launched as Ivy clings to her dream

Ivy Ellick’s dream of restoring the steeple to Jamestown’s parish church has taken a first step to being realised – more than 30 years after she vowed to make it happen. She and fellow churchwarden Cathy Hopkins have launched an international fund-raising campaign to replace the spire, which was dismantled in 1980 after warnings that it …

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Tristan da Cunha disaster recalled as Queen honours captain

The master of Tristan da Cunha’s fisheries vessel has told how he was caught up in the MS Oliva shipwreck disaster – after his efforts was recognised by the Queen. Captain Clarence October could see the cargo ship’s lights when it ran aground on Nightingale island on 16 March 2011. He and his crew aboard the MV Edinburgh were instrumental in …

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Disabled sailor has urgent care on Tristan da Cunha

A disabled young sailor has been receiving medical care on Tristan da Cunha after being taken ill aboard a sail training ship. Islander Andy Repetto received a call from coastguards in Cape Town on the evening of 21 January 2013 to say the Lord Nelson crew member needing urgent treatment. The square-rigger changed course and two days later, police …

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New Horizons walkers are in for the long haul (road)

The New Horizons group has come up with yet another novel fund-raising idea for its youth work – a sponsored walk up the new airport haul road. The 14-kilometre track, built to carry construction traffic and materials from the new wharf in Rupert’s Bay to the construction site, won’t become a public highway until the airport is …

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