Silver Sand Havelock
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... peak and were very pleasantly surprised. There was a bamboo martin floor on which was a mattress and mozzi net, but all around were bamboo blinds which could be rolled up so we could be sleeping outside if we wanted to. It was very pretty.
Off the main room we had entered was a sink and shower - but no loo. It was back to posh camping and having to visit the toilet block in the night but for £8 a night it was a bargain AND ...
... and some of the passengers were making the trip also, which was interesting as the ship we are joining calls in here prior to going to Mumbia. Ross Island is steeped in history and is where the Japanese surrendered to Lord Mount Batten. Matter of fact everywhere we have been there has been Japanese but not one in sight around here, didn't look in the bunker though! We collected my glasses which have ...
... to ancient tribes who have had little or no contact with the outside world.
So to get to our first destination we flew from Kolkatta to Port Blair and then a boat the following day to Havelock Island. We arrived early morning and checked into a little beach hut. Was simple but clean and even had a nice little veranda to watch the world go by. We could also see the sea from our hut. The beach was only a matter of metres away, lovely! We spent ...
... island, so she's got another four days to recover before the first dive (that's six days in total since she started the antibiotics). The first dive is also the night dive, so if she can only do that one at least it's something new. To be totally honest I'm terrified of diving into the depths at night without my diving buddy Kate (and whatever's down there only needs to eat one of us).
The other thing now that's gripped the island is FUEL CRISIS!!! No petrol on ...
... at 10 metres creating an underwater cliff. There were loads of fish around the edge of the cliff. You'll never forget the first big fish you see while diving, and for us it was the giant, flat, napoleon wrasse which is two metres across. It kind of had a weird 1950s styling to it's body. Even though it was a few dozen metres off you could tell it was a whopper. It was pretty spooky swimming over the cliff edge, out into the abyss beyond. We were floating in the middle ...