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Beyond Napoleon, Others Famous Visitors Turned up in St. Helena Voluntarily (Part 7)

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.07.2015 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Before Napoleon went into forced retirement on St. Helena, courtesy of the British and Prussians who kicked his arse at the battle of Waterloo, several other historical figures set foot on this remote rock lost in the South Atlantic, 1,200 miles from Africa and 2,000 miles from Brazil.

5 Storied Isles of the South Pacific: Going Literary on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.21.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Not for nothing have some of the world's most famous authors dwelt literarily on and physically in the islands of the South Seas, the mystic beauty of...

Holly Graf: The Rise And Fall Of A Female Captain Bligh

TIME | Mark Thompson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Women are so common in the upper ranks of the U.S. military these days that it's no longer news when they break through another barrier. Unfortunately...