Hotel Shompen By (Singhotel Hospitality)
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... raising spices. On the way we passed through the area of the island that was devastated by a tsunami at about 4:00 AM on December 26, 2004. A 15 foot wave crashed over a low-lying area of the island that was filled with homes and rice paddies. More than 3000 people were killed, homes were destroyed and the rice paddies were filled with the ocean's salt water. To this day there are abandoned homes, some sitting in the middle of salt water "lakes" (the former rice paddies, ...
... a great place to meet and talk with other travelers and divers, most of whom were Indians but others from Europe and Australia. Haven't run across another American for some time.
Karen's dives were in the morning, so after she returned and showered we would go out exploring together. We took three trips across the island to Ranaganar Beach (aka Beach #7), our first evening for the fantastic sunset, and two more times during our stay just to swim and enjoy the ...
We have it on good authority that turtles have been seen on Wandoor beach so today we are setting off in search of them. So first we have breakfast and then we bundle into the back of the resort's jeep with a young couple from Moscow. It's Friday so, just as previously, the beach is totally deserted. Mind you, it is still only 8am (think 10am). Ian seems to have been given size 6-7 fins which is like fitting the glass slipper ...
... route is evident due to its regular use by tourists, it would be advisable to hire a guide....usually local boys are willing to show you the place for a few quick bucks.
The place also has an abundance of wildlife in terms of birds and other marine creatures. We saw many variants of the crustaceans around the natural bridge. After spending some time around the bridge we ...
... of the East." It was the seat of "British power" before an earthquake rocked it in 1941. Now in ruins, a few decades ago, this island was also the headquarters of the Indian Penal Settlement for nearly 80 years. It had everything — bazaar, bakery, stores, water treatment plant, church, tennis court, printing press, secretariat, hospital, swimming pool, cemetery and many other amenities. Today, everything has disappeared except some of the buildings which housed some ...