Driftwood Hotel & Resort
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... goodbye wave and trotted off to play (quite noisily I might add!!) with her friends. Maybe in future years, she will learn to transfer some of that noisy playing to kind words to westerners.
Our first day in Port Blair has been less eventful, more mesmerizing. These islands hold beautiful wonders which we will unlock in the days to come but if the first 10 hours are anything to go by, this will be a wonderful week in paradise.
Today started off with our normal ...
... the Spice Jet counter, preparing for the assault. We learned that both Spice Jet and another airline cancelled their flights on the previous day, so there would be lots of competition for any seats available on any of the four (now apparently three) airlines serving Port Blair. The rickshaw driver checked back with us evey once in a while. I have to admit to being a bit leery of him. We have had so many rickshaw drivers, shop owners, "guides" and others offer to ...
... on a wire and shorted out the power so that means no wifi either. What a pain (for them and for us). Fortunately they seem used to these kinds of crisis here and by 6pm the air con roars back to life...all fixed then? Dinner at our hotel has to be pre-ordered two hours in advance. It's also somewhat hit and miss. The day before yesterday Ian ordered chicken and I ordered fish. Three plates turned up and I ended up ...
... it appears tap water and coffee are the only things available. Weird. Coke the waiter eventually offers? 7up, we ask hopefully? Yes...he disappears off down the road to buy it from a shop and returns with our bottle. At least it's cold. Ian orders a dosa off the food menu, but no, they don't have that either. We drink the 7up, pay and leave. Next a tuk tuk to the ATM for some cash then back to our guesthouse to escape the afternoon sun. This ...
... people at all...the only other denizens besides us were the multitude of small little Blue-green crabs scampering around as we tried to approach them.
Sat, 26 Jan 2013
The next morning we moved to the Radhanagar Beach. The Radhanagar Beach also known as Beach No 7 is on the western coast of the Havelock Island. It is unarguably one of the most popular and ...