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... we were turned away by the M16 toting military guard and told to wait outside, that the Spice Jet office would open at 9AM (it was now about 7:30). As we stood there talking about what to do next, an auto rickshaw driver approached and asked if our ticket had been cancelled. When I said yes, he suggested I check with India Air, that they had a flight later in the morning. When I checked they had only one ticket left for today's flight, and for tickets any other day you had ...
... a bamboo hut just a short walk from the beach for £6 a night - including our own bathroom & toilet!
All was well here until in the night there were lots of little noises and the second night we discovered what was making those noises.
Even though we felt protected by the bug net over the bed, we just couldn't stay and went further down beach number 5 and found “The ...
... tickets. What!!! We can’t stay on this island any longer we are so bored!. We were told to come back at 1pm and try for the 3pm ferry. Not taking any risks this time, Jody got there at 12:20 and was first in the queue.
Just a couple of hours to kill and we would be on our way. Phew!
Havelock is supposed to be busier and is a much bigger island even though most of it is covered in impenetrable forest. We can’t wait! ...
... It was high tide though so it was quite a few metres below us. With my new scuba skills I was able to get half way down and equalise the pressure by holding my nose and blowing gently. After twenty minutes, aware how far I was out, I again retreated back to shore. We explored the beach for a while which contained some huge pieces of driftwood (enormous complete trees in some cases) then made our way back across the jungle (in the proper daylight, before the mosquitoes ...
... for us to come forward slowly and quietly. Rounding the rock we saw a beautiful grey creature, about 3 metres long with a long tail and white spots just resting on the sand. "Wow" I thought, "that is an enormous fish" Even Sayeed, a very experienced diver seemed excited and gestured for us to swim above the creature slowly. As we did so it got spooked and glided gracefully up and away into the mist, displaying a white belly and huge flat mouth. It wasn't until we had ...