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Travel Blogs from Havelock Island
... 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! ...
... fully experience Neil island. The combination of fifty year old bikes and bumpy, uneven roads did nothing for our poor bums but the scenery made it all worthwhile as we cycled the 7km length of the island. The single track road was lined with dense jungle and houses hidden amongst it, local children all waved and excitedly shouted hello as we rode past their homes. We spent our last few days in Wandoor; an isolated beach on middle Andaman. Our accomodation for 2 nights was a ...
... 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 ...
... nice and we agreed on a 800 Rupees (about £10) hut with attached bathroom (I'm sure some of that went to our rickshaw driver as all the rickshaws seemed to arrive there). The owner insisted we paid for five nights upfront, never a good sign as once you've paid you can't get that money back if you want to move elsewhere. After a bit of arguing we agreed on paying two nights upfront.
The room was OK though not the best. The bed was very hard and wobbly, and the ...