St Helena Island - South Atlantic Ocean - Heritage, nature and quaintness

Much of remote St. Helena island's appeal lies in its inaccessibility. But in February 2016 the island's first airport will open, servicing weekly flights from Johannesburg.

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Jamestown i St Helena. Now a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic Ocean. It measures 16 by 5 mls and has a population of 4,255

Jamestown i St Helena. Now a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic Ocean. It measures 16 by 5 mls and has a population of

Saint Helena Island

This astronaut photo shows the sharp peaks and deep ravines of Saint Helena Island, in the remote South Atlantic Ocean.

Jamestown, Saint Helena.Capital of one of the most isolated islands in the world.

Travel Inspiration for St Helena Island - Jamestown, Saint Helena.Capital of one of the most isolated islands in the world.

Tristan Da Cunha -- The remotest Island on the planet.

Tristan Da Cunha -- The remotest Island on the planet. Tristan Da Cunha -- The remotest Island on the planet. Tristan Da Cunha -- The remotest Island on the planet.

Travel Inspiration for St Helena Island - St Helena island is a beautiful island in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Travel Inspiration for St Helena Island - St Helena island is a beautiful island in the South Atlantic Ocean.

Saint Helena: An isolated wonderland opens to air travel. / #28 on @nytimes's list of 52 Places to Go in 2016 (Photo: Getty Images)

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Saint Helena: An isolated wonderland opens to air travel. / on list of 52 Places to Go in 2016 (Photo: Getty Images)

The ruins of a Chapel of Ease on St. Helena Island in Beaufort County, SC. Built in 1740, it was burned in a forest fire in 1886.

The Beaufort Inn Beaufort Weddings & Events The ruins of a Chapel of Ease on St. Helena Island in Beaufort County, SC. Built in burned in a forest fire in

east of Brazil, Saint Helena Island is pretty much in the middle of nowhere—and that's exactly why the British exiled Napoleon here. But the island opened its first airport in 2016, with its first flight landing on May 2, 2017, and now's the time to visit, as the island's currency, the Saint Helena pound, is down about 15 percent to the U.S. dollar since last year.

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Saint Helena Island in the Atlantic, about traveling there

Photographs of a visit to the remote island of St Helena, British overseas territory in the South Atlantic on Mallory on Travel

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