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

Bienvenue sur Facebook pour lÎle de Sainte Hélène

Click the pic to "like" St Helena's French Facebook page
Click the pic to “like” St Helena’s French Facebook page

Michel Dancoisne-Martineau, the conservateur of the Napoleonic properties on St Helena, has launched a French-language Facebook page for the island.

With French visitors predicted to make up a strong component of visitors to St Helena once its airport opens, it seems likely the page will attract a strong following and help to raise the island’s profile.

The island must be one of the oldest of Facebook’s millions of users, judging by the snippet of data given at the bottom of the page. In place of a birth date, Michel has given the date of the island’s discovery (no date being available for its emergence above sea level):

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In French, as the site’s name points out, South Atlantic becomes Atlantique Sud – an enticing name for a new brand of island-produced soap, perhaps?

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