If you are a beach lover, you would love Andaman Islands. It is rich in history and culture too. What used to be Kala Pani, the worst prison term, the exile, it is a tourist paradise now. How times change! So here is a list of frequently asked questions or FAQs for visiting the Andaman Islands…
The Beach Collection
It is Sky Watch Friday again! Or there are 40 minutes left of it actually! The day went in a whirl. One thing is certain, I do not like to pack. We are leaving for a short mountain trip tomorrow and as usual nothing is packed. But then we are going in the evening. So…
My Most Expensive Dip Ever- Alive is Awesome
It was a cloudy morning and I was out even before the first rays of sun! It was my last day in the paradise and I wanted to make it special. I walked the few steps from my hotel and I was at the beach. There was no one around apart from a few dogs….
Scuba Diving at Havelock, Andaman Islands, India- Alive is Awesome
Before I went scuba diving (I am one recreational dive old) I never associated sea with colors other than blue and its various shades. This was in spite of watching countless TV shows that displayed the beautiful underwater life. The beauty of the ocean registered firmly on me only when I saw it myself. Some…
Would I Go on a Package Tour Again?
I recently did a package tour to the Andaman Islands. I was quite scared as it was one of my most expensive vacations and I am no fan of packaged tours. Most of my travels are done in a haphazard fashion, we almost never pre-book a hotel (there are a few exceptions to it),…
The Complete Andaman Trip Report Now at Gonomad
My complete trip report for the Andaman trip is now up at Gonomad. Here is a short quote from the main article. What a trip it was! I learned that Viper Island was an open jail, where prisoners used to be in fetters, as they had nowhere to run to with miles and miles of…
Havelock, Andaman Island
This was the backyard of the hotel Sea Hell Resort at Havelock. This was the shore where I took a dip with my camera but no hard feelings. In fact I remember Lakshmi used to do a post on Mondays about where you would like to be? Wish I was here, at Havelock.
Kids at Havelock
The punching pose notwithstanding, this picture was clicked on demand. This was again at the backyard of my hotel, Sea Shell Resort. PS. All these are scheduled posts, I will be back tomorrow from Manali.
In their Backyard, Havelock
This was the backyard of the Sea Shell Resort. There were homes of local people along the cost as well. I wonder what it would be to have a backyard like this!