Palm Grove Eco Resort
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... 200 right back at me and refused to take any more.
I have been frustrated by and have complained about rickshaw drivers, shopkeepers and others who seem intent on taking advantage of travelers who may be easily confused or unsure, and indeed it happens a lot. I've become a bit jaded about anyone who professes a desire to help. Khaleed did me a great service, as have many others, in reminding me that not everyone is simply after my wallet (just almost everyone).
... and dashed towards light house restaurant to relish some sea food. A lavish lunch of crabs,prawns and fish curries followed.
At 3 pm headed to the famous cellular jail.Its always cool at port Blair so u cant feel the afternoon heat. A neatly maintained historic monument,A good 2 hours spent in checking out every nook and corner.
Just around sunset ,we decided to hit the corbyn's ...
... opposite direction to the jetty we assumed we'd be leaving from. Instead we are dropped at the dive centre (aka straw hut in the middle of the jungle). We are assured the jetty is just down the road from here. The dive guys don't exactly seem like they are expecting us. Are you diving with us today? All seems a bit vague. We then go through the kit list...what we have and what we will be needing despite having discussed this by email, in person with the owner a couple of days ago and ...
... the sound & light show at the Cellular Jail. It was really an experience in itself. It transported us to the time when the jail echoed with the cries of its inmates, who were forced to bear the gruesome tortures of the Britishers. Amongst the notable dissidents of this jail were Batukeshwar Dutt and Veer Savarkar (the airport has been named after him), along with several ...
... were proven wrong. We headed straight to the harbour to buy our tickets over to havelock. However once we got to the ticket office they very simply told us that it was sold out and that the next available boat would be in two days...it wasn't a great start to our trip... We then heard that we could still buy standing tickets but there were only a limited amount so we headed around the corner to the corresponding counter to find around 30 Indians pushing and shoving trying ...