Norfolk Island convict settlement | Sophie's World Travel Inspiration
The Norfolk Island convict settlement was once Britain's worst. So bad was it, convicts sought execution as relief from suffering. Haunted - and haunting.
Pitcairn Islands Study Center contains the world's largest collection of materials relating to the Mutiny on the Bounty, Captain William Bligh, H.M.S. Bounty, Pitcairn and Norfolk Islands. The museum-research center is located on the campus of Pacific Union College, Napa Valley, California.
Pining for Norfolk Island
IT'S surprising that so few Australians have been to Norfolk Island. Perhaps they haven't heard of its natural attractions, its pine clad hills and valleys, clean pure air and its place in Australia's history.
Contented cattle on Norfolk Island.
A nearby local restaurant serves local beef. Brief History of Mutiny of the Bounty and the Pitcairn Islanders on Norfolk. It all began with the ship the Bounty setting out for Tahiti in 1787 to collect breadfruits and observe a transit of Venus. During the voyage out Captain William Bligh demoted the sailing master John Fryer and replaced him with Fletcher Christian beginning ill feeling between the crew. But their five month stay in Tahiti cheered the men up. They lived on shore…
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