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I wish I could find the new Globe Trekker (Isolated Islands:  Saint Helena) show online.  The island doesn’t look that great.  But it was worth it to see where Napoleon lived—it was not as lavish as I had thought, a one-room house and then later a nicer home consumed by a cold and rainy “micro-climate.”  I wonder if what the guides and locals had to say is more than just self-hyping gossip.

Apparently precautions were taken to prevent his escape from the island in addition to the 3.000 British troops.

Seinfeld-ology:  He was a ruthless war monger.

Napoleon Bonaparte.  Napoleon Dynamite.  North Dakota, Montana, Idaho…


Rick Steves mentions it but does not elaborate… The French Revolution and end of monarchies, but Napoleon was maybe worse.