Wild Orchid

Vijay Nagar, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, 744211, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Havelock Island

Which way's the beach?

A travel blog entry by hannahandtom on May 07, 2013

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... trains at least two weeks in advance in India or they get booked up and we were due to stay in the Andamans for two weeks!. After an hour of trying we gave up as I was close to throwing the monitor out of the window because nothing would load. I tried a few days later at another internet café and still came away poorer and ticketless. In fact I got so frustrated I demanded we went and bought beer from the off licence to cheer me up... Apparently there was ...

Island life

A travel blog entry by coletteandkam on Mar 05, 2013

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... a spectacular view through the jungle and on to the sea, it was indescribable to wake up to. With a matress on the floor we fixed our own mosquito net hoping it would hold out the hairy trantulas, venomous snakes and 5ft lizards the owner informed us about just before bedtime. The owner Raj was so chilled out, with no check out time and free snorkeling equipment he made us feel right at home. One evening he drove us along to the local village's puja to celebrate the Hindu God - ...

Oh D(ear)

A travel blog entry by hobo-magic on Feb 08, 2013

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... the coral with their heavy-duty teeth, and puffer fish, though none of them inflated. Also shoals of tiny fish milling around small crevices and larger bream-like fish the size of dinner plates. It easily the best snorkeling I've ever done. I then explored the rock pools and again found the lethargic lionfish, taking photos whilst taking care not to fall in (one sting could easily kill a man outright). When I emerged from the water and up the beach Kate tried to take ...

Under the sea!

A travel blog entry by hobo-magic on Feb 05, 2013

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... us too long to think about it though and we were under the surface making our way down to the depths before we knew it. Our first dive site was Pilot Reef, a big coral reef 18 metres down. There were schools of shimmery silver fish, lovely yellow angel fish, colourful parrot fish, spotted leopard fish, irredescent ones, stripy ones, tiny ones, big ones, it was great! About 10 minutes into the dive I saw a long grey tail behind a rock and Sayeed started ...

Island Life

A travel blog entry by hobo-magic on Jan 28, 2013

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... season, most places were full and/or too expensive. After renting bicycles for the day to continue the hunt we found a hut, again for 800 Rupees but much nicer at a resort called Coconut Grove. It was raised off the floor on bamboo poles, had a much nicer bed and mosquito net and the staff were really friendly. There's also a tiled bathroom at the back. We told them we'd be back in the morning to move in.

Those first few days on Havelock were surprisingly ...

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This hotel, located on Vijay Nagar, Havelock Island, is near Radhanagar Beach.
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