Category Archives: Ascension Island

A Few Highlights

A few of our favourite moments on Ascension. Sunset Louie’s Ledge Early morning turtle BBQ in Garden Cottage garden Climbing down Bat Cave Our view from Garden Cottage Turtle eggs Hannay blowhole Fishing at sunset Me next to a Green … Continue reading

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Ascension Island Green Turtles

If we were at Ascension just for the turtles, it still would have been worth the money we paid for the trip. It’s something I’ll never forget and an experience that cannot be captured on any camera. We sat under … Continue reading

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Fishing on Ascension

We had heard about a local fisherwoman named Debbie. She was happy to take us out to hopefully catch some Tuna. Unfortunately her boat was being repaired on the day. She luckily knew of another guy (Sam Arms) who would … Continue reading

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Wildlife on Ascension

One of the attractions to Ascension Island for us is the wildlife. We were lucky enough to see everything in our 2 week stay. Wild crabs are found along the roads and wetter parts of the island. They travel down … Continue reading

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The Worst Golf Course in the World

Officially dubbed as the ‘The worst Golf course in the world’ Craig and I found ourselves having our first ever game of Golf. I don’t know whether to blame the Golf course, our equipment or the fact that Craig or … Continue reading

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Arriving on Ascension

We arrived at 7:40am on Ascension to a humid and rainy day. The rain didn’t last long though, and the 30 degree sun dried it within an hour. We happened to be there on the hottest month of the year … Continue reading

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Ascension Island

I could write pages about Ascension, but I’ll try keep it short and hopefully readable! After being back in the UK for the day I already want to go back, but the rest of the trip awaits! What an amazing … Continue reading

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Ascension Flight Ticket

We received our ‘tickets’ from AITA (Ascension Island Travel Agency) yesterday – a Word document with an MoD booking reference and a list of reporting instructions, baggage allowances and all the usual stuff.  We’ve had it booked since August as … Continue reading

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Ascension Island Confirmed

Today (05/12/13) we received confirmation of our flights to Ascension; they were also kind enough to take £1938 for the tickets… It’s an expensive place to go, but it’s somewhere different, where the average traveller hasn’t been. We fly on … Continue reading

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“Permission is hereby granted”

After answering a few questions about why we wanted to stay on Ascension, and after holding our breaths for almost 3 weeks we received our entry permits today! The entry fee is just £15 for the duration (£20 if you want … Continue reading

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