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... us no cockroaches!
Our time on this island is mainly centre red around the tide - when its in we want to be in the water, it is so warm it’s like taking a bath.
No hotels have wifi here but there are two internet cafes though. They get a signal through satellite and charge £3 an hour for it. You may not think that is very much but it’s all relative here. An evening meal with drinks is only £4 and don't forget ...
... without a problem so ideal. We then went 8km out of Port Blair to a beach that was lined with coconut palms and fairly good facilities, a cafe and changing rooms yet the beach was practically deserted, just like Goa 16 years ago. Went back and spent the rest of the afternoon at the hotel and packed our rucksacks as we are going off to a couple of islands over the next few days and will be back here Monday ...
... few days relaxing and did a bit of sunbathing... I actually got a bit burnt on the first day. It turned out to be either WAY to hot or cloudy to sunbathe for the majority of our stay. After that however things seemed to go from bad to worse for us. To start with we hadn't had time to book our onward journey from Kolkatta so needed to try and book a couple of trains using the super slow and overpriced internet (£1.15 for 15 minutes!!!). You have to ...
... the fuel bunkers, so I bought as much as I could for McJagger the scooter at a slightly inflated cost.
We then zoomed across to Beach #7, where Kate had no trouble in walking all the way to the secret cove at the end of the beach. I went snorkeling and because there were quite a lot of fellow snorkelers about I felt safe going right out. The amount of fish was out of this world, almost as good as some of the scuba diving. There were large parrotfish which you could ...
... to improve. The beach was great. You could go out for miles in the crystal clear turquoise water, and the sea still only came up to your knees even after a few hundred yards. There wasn't a massive amount of sealife though so the snorkeling equipment remained unused.
After the first couple of days we started to look for a new place to stay. The bed was so hard and rubbish in our shack, we were getting a really bad nights sleep every night. It was hard though as ...