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St. Helena location map  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
St. Helena location map

Across the top of Old Woman Valley, showing High Hill on the left  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Across the top of Old Woman Valley, showing High Hill on the left

Approaching the island, onboard the RMS St. Helena  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Approaching the island, onboard the RMS St. Helena

Visiting sailing ship the Bark Europa  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Visiting sailing ship the Bark Europa

Fun at the St. Helena carnival  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Fun at the St. Helena carnival

Fun at the St. Helena carnival  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Fun at the St. Helena carnival

Fun at the St. Helena carnival  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Fun at the St. Helena carnival

Entrance to The Castle, the seat of Government on St. Helena  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Entrance to The Castle, the seat of Government on St. Helena

Castle Gardens in Jamestown, with a view of Jacob’s Ladder  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Castle Gardens in Jamestown, with a view of Jacob’s Ladder

Castle Gardens in Jamestown about 100 years ago (NC)  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Castle Gardens in Jamestown about 100 years ago (NC)

Castle Gardens in Jamestown; sit while the town bustles past  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Castle Gardens in Jamestown; sit while the town bustles past

Crab on the rocks at the wharf  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Crab on the rocks at the wharf

Sun’s rays over Blue Hill - an effect known as Crepuscular Rays or as a Jacob’s Ladder  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Sun’s rays over Blue Hill - an effect known as Crepuscular Rays or as a Jacob’s Ladder

Looking East from High Peak, the Diana’s Peak range  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Looking East from High Peak, the Diana’s Peak range

The Diana’s Peak range, seen from the main road from Blue Hill to Jamestown  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
The Diana’s Peak range, seen from the main road from Blue Hill to Jamestown

Dolphin-watching trips run from Jamestown.  Fun to watch but hard to photograph!  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Dolphin-watching trips run from Jamestown.  Fun to watch but hard to photograph!

Flagstaff, taken from Napoleon’s Tomb  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Flagstaff, taken from Napoleon’s Tomb

Flowers, growing at Napoleon’s Tomb  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Flowers, growing at Napoleon’s Tomb

Fuschia, growing at Napoleon’s Tomb  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Fuschia, growing at Napoleon’s Tomb

The Grand Parade in Jamestown, early on Sunday morning, featuring St. James’ Church  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
The Grand Parade in Jamestown, early on Sunday morning, featuring St. James’ Church

James Bay from the top of Shy Road, with the RMS in harbour  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
James Bay from the top of Shy Road, with the RMS in harbour

Jamestown, the capital and commercial centre, from James Bay  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Jamestown, the capital and commercial centre, from James Bay

Jamestown, the capital and commercial centre, from James Bay, about 100 years ago (NC)  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Jamestown, the capital and commercial centre, from James Bay, about 100 years ago (NC)

Jamestown, the capital and commercial centre, from James Bay (by John Reid ABIPP)  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Jamestown, the capital and commercial centre, from James Bay (by John Reid ABIPP)

Lower Jamestown from the top of Jacob’s Ladder, in 1900 and 2005  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Lower Jamestown from the top of Jacob’s Ladder, in 1900 and 2005

Longwood and The Barn, from Halley’s Mount on the path to Diana’s Peak  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Longwood and The Barn, from Halley’s Mount on the path to Diana’s Peak

Rural scene, complete with inquisitive cow  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Rural scene, complete with inquisitive cow

Learn about the fascinating history of St. Helena at the museum, in Jamestown  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Learn about the fascinating history of St. Helena at the museum, in Jamestown

The old Customs shed at the wharf  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
The old Customs shed at the wharf

Plantation House, the home of the island’s Governors, in sunshine but with rain coming . . . (perhaps symbolic?)  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Plantation House, the home of the island’s Governors, in sunshine but with rain coming . . . (perhaps symbolic?)

The Queen Mary II departs, after her visit in March 2010  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
The Queen Mary II departs, after her visit in March 2010

The RMS St. Helena, our link with the outside world, in James Bay  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
The RMS St. Helena, our link with the outside world, in James Bay

The main road to Jamestown from Blue Hill  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
The main road to Jamestown from Blue Hill

Rugged scenery is a feature of St. Helena  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Rugged scenery is a feature of St. Helena

Fun on the beach at Sandy Bay  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Fun on the beach at Sandy Bay

The tiny chapel at Sandy Bay, with Lot in the background  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
The tiny chapel at Sandy Bay, with Lot in the background

’Seabird’ (White Tern - Gygis alba) hovering  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
’Seabird’ (White Tern - Gygis alba) hovering

’Seabird’ chick (White Tern - Gygis alba) on its precarious home  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
’Seabird’ chick (White Tern - Gygis alba) on its precarious home

The Seaside, as it is called, from Shy Road  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
The Seaside, as it is called, from Shy Road

A view of Speery Island  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
A view of Speery Island

St. Helena at Christmas - the Pilling Primary School parade  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
St. Helena at Christmas - the Pilling Primary School parade

Sunset, taken from our home at Burgh House  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Sunset, taken from our home at Burgh House

Sunset, silhouetting High Knoll Fort  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Sunset, silhouetting High Knoll Fort

The sun sets over the sea, as seen from The Seafront, Jamestown  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
The sun sets over the sea, as seen from The Seafront, Jamestown

Target acquired! St. Helena appears on the RMS St. Helena’s radar  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Target acquired! St. Helena appears on the RMS St. Helena’s radar

The Briars - Napoleon’s first ‘home’ on St. Helena  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
The Briars - Napoleon’s first ‘home’ on St. Helena

Traditionally used to mark property boundaries, Thorn trees produce a stunning display in September/October  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Traditionally used to mark property boundaries, Thorn trees produce a stunning display in September/October

Giant Tortoise (possibly Jonathan) at Plantation House  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Giant Tortoise (possibly Jonathan) at Plantation House

Lower Jamestown, seen from the top of Jacob’s Ladder  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Lower Jamestown, seen from the top of Jacob’s Ladder

Lower Jamestown, seen from the top of Jacob’s Ladder about 100 years ago (NC)  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Lower Jamestown, seen from the top of Jacob’s Ladder about 100 years ago (NC)

Flowers, growing wild in Blue Hill  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Flowers, growing wild in Blue Hill

Flowers, growing wild in Blue Hill  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Flowers, growing wild in Blue Hill

Flowers, growing wild in Blue Hill  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Flowers, growing wild in Blue Hill

Yachts often stop over en-route across the Atlantic  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Yachts often stop over en-route across the Atlantic

Zac Sunderland, arriving in March 2009 during his attempt to become the youngest person to make a circumnavigation single-handed (Photo: St. Helena Independent)  (Click to see the full-sized image, opens in a new window or tab)
Zac Sunderland, arriving in March 2009 during his attempt to become the youngest person to make a circumnavigation single-handed (Photo: St. Helena Independent)

 

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This is an old version of http://sainthelenaisland.info from June 2010, which is for curiosity purposes only.
To see the up-to-date version of this page go to http://sainthelenaisland.info/picturegallery.htm.