Travel Blogs from Port Blair
This morning began in an extremely long and boiling que waiting to (hopefully) purchase the 1pm ferry ticket to Neil Island due to all our planning failing the day before. We managed to get them, horray! and only costing us around £3.80 each for a 2 hour journey. Feeling chuffed with securing our tickets we headed back to the hostel and sorted our bags as well as had some well deserved breakfast. Our nights sleep wasn't the best and the owners ...
... he rang. No luck they were full. We were stuck here until Tuesday which I couldn't believe, surely we could charter a speed boat to take is back but no, it seems that since they had a boat accident with fatalities they have clamped down. We arrived at our hotel, in fact they are not hotels but resorts as they consist of little lodges, same principle as Neil but higher standard. We walked down to the beach and the tide was out making it look rather rocky so we headed to the bar and ...
... Dark Grass Blue
12. Lesser Grass Blue
13. Autumn Leaf Butterfly
14. Dark Banded-bush Brown
15. Bright-eye Bush Brown
16. Medus Brown
17. Common Bushbrown
18. Long-branded Bushbrown
Crustaceans/Fishes/Amphibians/Reptiles/ Mammals seen during the trip
1. Spotted Deer
... India. It wasn't the cheeriest moment of the trip saying goodbye to her but we were leaving her slightly jealous of her staying on in India. It was an odd feeling that we were leaving India after such a long time and it will take time for that to sink in but what a two and a half months we have had in India. It has honestly been one of the most amazing and touching journeys that either of us had done. But we know for sure that we would be back again at some point. (Pictures will ...
... located about 1000 km east of mainland India.
Scuba diving is one of the main attractions on these islands and so I put on my diving gear and went down to the "wall" at 30m depth. Visibility was very low, taking most of the fun away, additionally I was unhappily surprised to see that all the corals were dead, stripped of all colours; global warming, a rise in sea temperature of about 1,5 C. ...