Sinclairs Bay View, Port Blair
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- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
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Today is the start of our real honeymoon, as we depart the dirt and noise of Chennai and head to Port Blair, the capital of the Andaman Islands.
Our journey didn't get off to the best start as we discovered the budget taxi provider didn't quite get the booking correct. Nevertheless, the hotel efficiently provided a taxi for us at double …
... we were not familiar with that either). The beetlenuts stain the mouth and teeth red, so you can tell who regularly uses it.
We then headed back toward Port Blair, passing by the tsunami affected area once again, to make our final tour stop at a primary school. Schoolgirls were waiting to welcome us with bouquets of greens and flowers. We walked through the hallways, peeking into the class rooms, where the children stood and said "hello" or "hi". The children were ...
... at an old elegant but somewhat faded hotel overlooking the water. Had an OK lunch in the restaurant and then moved on to the bar for cocktails and a few games of Gin (I'm slowly closing the gap in our 14 year long game). As it started getting dark we headed back to our guesthouse and the treat of BBC and CNN on our very own telly (haven't seen the news in weeks!)
Our next day flight was scheduled for early afternoon and we were really looking forward to a ...
... cries Deepak. He is gone in a cloud of sand with me hot on his heels following the trail of bubbles left by his speedy finning. We reach the spot. It's not turtles but a large puffer fish - almost as good. We watch the green spiked beauty as it increases in size at the sight of the enemy (us). Satisfied, we fin back to shore and return to the resort to wash the sand out and take a nice cool shower...we have adjusted to ...
... in the absolute dark night. After a short trek in the darkness, Adip brought us to a clearing where we saw many crabs including some really large sized Hermit Crabs. Soon we were trying our hands to grab some crabs. The hunting was just for fun, as we released all the crabs we had caught. It was a lot of fun....we thanked Adip for the wonderful experience.