Now that the St. Helena airport is up and running the RMS St. Helena, the last ship in the world to actually carry the British mail, is taking down her flags. It’s on its last visit to the island this week.
Here are a few photos from St. Helena, a tiny speck of land 1200 miles west of Africa in the south Atlantic Ocean, formerly only accessible via the RMS St. Helena.
St. Helena is a product of the same British colonialism that brought us the map in the previous post. It’s a place out of time.
A plucky little charter company called Atlantic Star Airlines is arranging a charter flight now for Christmas 2018 from the U.K: