Tim Wonnacott for the Mail on Sunday
- The remote volcanic island is 1,200 miles from Africa and 1,800 miles from South Africa
- It was home and prison for exiled Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte until he died aged 51 in 1821
- TV presenter Tim Wonnacott revisited the historic destination and found the place ‘bewitching’
But one thing is for certain, whatever you may have read or heard about the intriguing island of St Helena. Nothing will prepare you for the real, unvarnished truth.
Get on a plane and fly there and be amazed.