Sunday Times Travel Podcast | A dot in the ocean
The island of St Helena is a tiny speck of volcanic rock in the middle of the South Atlantic. It may be one of the remotest inhabited places on Earth and until 2017, the only way to get there was by ship which took five days to motor there from Cape Town. Now the island has an airport. Exactly one year ago, Paul Ash flew in on the inaugural flight for a 24-hour whistlestop tour. And what a place it is!