Fortune Resort Bay Island
Travel Blogs from Port Blair
... some of the reefs around Havelock Island where we saw huge colorful octopus and surfed 4-6 ft waves off Little Andaman in crocodile infested waters (Check out the opening scene to Thicker than Water, if you want to see the break). But the best part of our time here had to be cruising the islands on moped bikes!....Inspired by SOA and seeing it's a natural fit because of my beard, we quickly cultivated the "Ride together, Die ...
... 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 ...
24. Red Collared Dove
Butterflies seen during the trip
1. Grey Pansy
2. Quaker Butterfly
3. Common Snow Flat
4. Common Birdwing
5. Common Mormon
6. Peacock Pansy
8. Oriental Gram Blue
9. Indian Common Mormon
10. Indian Tiny Grass Blue
... really anything else we could ask for after two and a half months of intense India. Jack and I went diving one morning which was exciting, although the fish that we saw were not the most exciting ever. It was just really nice to be back under the water and as a whole we thoroughly enjoyed it. But the highlight of the five days was definitely the day when we headed to the acclaimed Beach 7. Beach 7 lied on the western side of the island and was awarded best beach in the world ...
... miles away from our normal lives and yet we are always much closer to everybody than we think.
We ended loving out beach hut so much, that we cancelled our ferry to another of the nearby islands we were planning on staying at. Our whole setup was just too perfect coupled with the advice from some locals. But nothing lasts and we had a deadline to make; we were meeting our friends Sara and Rob for a whirlwind tour of ...