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... a whole new world unraveled in front of us. My wife took some time to get settled and accustomed to the breathing pattern we needed to follow for our dive session. Basnet, our instructor had been really patient with her. It was absolute bliss to be underwater. We saw so many varieties of fishes. I was amazed at the natural wealth of Andaman Sea. We saw large schools of ...
... for a lot that day!), the plane was delayed over one hour and we arrived at the Chennai airport with only 20 minutes for our connection. However, the airline arranged for us to go directly by bus to the connecting flight without going through another security check at the airport (at which point we would have lost the connection). We were pleased but worried about the destiny of our luggage! Colleen's and my suitcases arrived - Shalini's was delayed (only until the evening).
... never return to the Andaman Islands. Here's why:
1) Accommodation is far over-priced and so is the air fare.
2) Havelock Island serves mostly Western tourists, which means that it is very difficult to get real Indian food. Couple that with the fact that they have no real sense of how to cook Western food so what you get is what you get.
3) While Beach #7 is great, there's ...
... to really appreciate every minute of the sunny weather.
OK, I'll stop complaining. The truth is that the Andamans are beautiful and I really enjoyed my time there. It is the paradise after all!
PS. This is my first and most probably the last post in English. I just wanted to tell some people who don't understand Croatian about the Andamans. In couple of days I'll write a bit more, ali na hrvatskom :)
... br> Guy: "80 rupee."
Sven: "I'll take 20."
And at 11:00 Sven got 1600 rupees worth of Kingfisher Strong big bottles and we were off to Neil Island.
Upon arrival Simon set out to track down Amanda - and without cell phones it proved a little difficult. He went to the hut resort near the anchorage and asked if there was an Australian woman named Amanda there. He was told that Amanda was there two weeks ...