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Photo essay: Herm Island is her paradise

YJI student Shelley Jeffrey of Scotland has a summer job on Herm Island, a place she describes as “essentially paradise.” Here are some of the images she made in the first couple days there, starting with this morning’s breakfast on the beach. (Shelley Jeffrey/YJI)


Herm Island is one of the islands in the English Channel. At night, it’s possible to see the lights of France across the water. (Shelley Jeffrey/YJI)



Herm Island is tiny – just a mile and a half long. It takes only two hours to walk around Herm, from cliffs to beaches to harbor. (Shelley Jeffrey/YJI)


Sunset on Herm Island. (Shelley Jeffrey/YJI)

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