Palm Grove Eco Resort
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... Indian efficiency and penitence and we finally entered our room with a fantastic view of the Andaman sea, with nothing between us and Myanmar (I am slowly coming to the realization that no one other than the British still call it Burma. Maybe it is in an attempt to cling onto colonial roots?)
After a little while to get settled, we were taken to the Cellular Jail, which was built by the British to contain political dissidents from mainland India. The building itself was ...
Due to some confusion during our departure I found myself running for the ferry once again and barely made it aboard before shoving off. Only this time I might have welcomed being stranded for another day.
But we were looking forward to an afternoon and morning in Port Blair before flying back to Kolkata and then on to Varanasi. We had a nice room in a nice guest house in Port Blair, and at the recommendation of the owner we took an auto rickshaw and spent ...
Transferred from the hotel to the airport without any problems and caught the flight to Port Blair, the temperature in Kolkata was 31deg as it is in Port Blair although stepping off the plane it seemed hotter but it also had that nice feel of clean air heat and the freshness of the coast. We got our paperwork sorted as we were in more restricted areas and transferred to ...
... sturgeon, blue fin jacks, sergeant majors and emperor fish. Our guide points out what looks like a giant nudibranch, grey with yellow spots. He tells us this is, in fact, a varicose wart slug - sounds disgusting but actually very pretty. We've had a decent couple of days diving but not exactly the world class diving promised in the lonely planet. It's not really up to Red Sea standards but plenty to see and certainly not as crowded! Smitra ...
We are woken at 7am, it is our guesthouse owner asking us what our programme is for today and when do we want breakfast? Cheers mate. I had woken up with a thumping headache and had taken a neurofen which had put me back to sleep. We tell him 8am. It's 8.30am and still no sign of breakfast. It arrives just before 9am. A tray of what passes for toast...pre-packed sliced bread which has been shown the grill, sweet tasting and horrible. A Rs2 sachet of ...