Citi King Palace
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... It's our next stop for 5 days. It was chosen mainly because of the food and to explore something quite different from India.
So where have I been?...After Delhi, we headed to Sri Lanka for two weeks. Then we spent two days in Chennai visiting friends followed by a plane ride to the Andaman Islands which is located in the Bay of Bengal (Indian Ocean) where we have been for the past 12 days. The Andaman's have been such a fantastic time. ...
It's our last day at Wandoor and we have been told that Jolly Buoy Island is a great trip. The island is part of the Mahatma Ghandi Marine Park and as such it is protected. This means that only a set number of visitors are allowed to set foot on it at any one time and a permit has to be purchased. In addition, no plastic is allowed so water containers need to be rented from the park authorities.
We are advised that 'it's a right ...
Birds seen during the trip
1. White Rumped Munia
2. Dollar Bird
3. Hill Myna
4. White Headed Starling
5. Greater Racket Tailed Drongo
6. Collared Kingfisher
7. Common Kingfisher
8. Stork Billed Kingfisher
9. Pacific Reef Egret
10. Red Breasted ...
... Turquoise waters surrounded us with white sandy beaches. It was all very Robinson Crusoe. After arriving at our hotel we were shown to our rooms and jack had been given the ultimate beach hut. It compromised of only some bamboo sticks strung together and then covered in palm trees. It was the epitome of a beach shack. The next five days consisted of us just lying on the beach looking out at the turquoise water. We were definitely spoiling ourselves on our gap year. There ...
... of being able to stay there. The resorts are pretty much all on the other, rocky side of Havelock.
4) Scuba diving is at best, okay. But it's quite expensive. Most of the good sites are better than an hour away by boat and they're all fairly deep at close to 30 metres. That means your down-time is considerably less than it would be on shallower reefs.
5) And last but not least, while getting here ...