Archipelago Tristan da Cunha, Saint Helena and Ascension Island

Very few people have heard and know where it is archipelago Tristan da Cunha. It's too far for the average tourist, but if by chance you visit you will not regret. Do not you happened to want a little peace and quiet of everyday life. Just like that can tighten your luggage quickly and go to a quiet place. A few days rest in the virgin nature of a distant island will reflect very well. It is such a destination will offer you the archipelago of Tristan da Cunha.

Located in the South Atlantic to Landmarks in Africa by 2800 km and 3300 km. of South America. These islands are actually the furthest point from civilization.

Archipelago is an overseas territory of the UK and are the main islands of Saint Helena, Tristan da Cunha and Ascension Island. The first Portuguese explorer called BRS saw da Cunha Island Tristan da Cunha in 1502.

A curious fact is that he has found, but virtually no tread on it. Bookmark and Share

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Archipelago Tristan da Cunha - distant destination

The islands are volcanic and volcano erupted periodically. Therefore, the population is only a few thousand people. For those who love tranquility combined with excitement - this is the right place. St Helena Island is also in this part of the world, most people associate it with the exile of the French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.

Amazing archipelago Tristan da Cunha in Atlantic

The island relies entirely on the financial support of London, since there is no industry, and people rely on tourism. Interestingly, the two houses in which lived Napoleon and the area around them possession of France.

Emperor himself lived from 1815 to 1821 and died in obscurity on the island of Saint Helena. Another interesting and at the same time strategically Ascension island.
The island is famous for the fact that there is a naval base of the United Kingdom, where they were based aircraft for strikes during the Falklands crisis of the last century. Currently, the island is mainly used for refueling of transatlantic liners.

Name Ascension Island came from a ship of Her Majesty the Queen of England, who landed here in connection with the rebellion of sailors who have not received a subsidy from the British in the 18th century.

As a whole archipelago of Tristan da Cunha is less visited tourist destination.

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