#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 16: P for Planning a trip to Andaman? Must know!

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are famous for its pristine blue beaches and white sands and are home to some things which are unique Only to Andamans, yet there is a lack of clarity when one decides to make a trip to these beautiful islands. It is even more saddening when the Indian people themselves lack […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 15: O for Out of the Ordinary|Limestone Caves

When one hears of Andaman and Nicobar Islands the only few things that comes in ones mind are Beaches, Cellular Jail and Water sports. But each and every time these islands prove everyone wrong and leaves one with surprise. One such out of the ordinary phenomenon one can witness are the famous LIMESTONE CAVES, yes […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 14: N for Nicobar|Neil|North Bay Islands

Hello wonderful people, how are you guys doing? Hope you had a good weekend and celebrations of Easter and the New Year (for the Indian friends)!!! All I could do was rest as i was not keeping well, even missed publishing the post for Saturday šŸ™ and had almost thought of discontinuing from the challenge […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 12: L for Lesser Known Facts

Hello friends, just when you were getting to know about the beautiful Andaman and Nicobar Islands, I thought of giving you some more information that might interest you.Ā  So here i am , presenting you theĀ LESSER KNOWN FACTS of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.Ā Have fun reading about it šŸ™‚Ā  The widely spoken language in the islands […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 11: K for KAALAPANI (Story of Prison Life)

KaalapaniĀ (derived from Sanskrit words ‘Kal’ which means Time or Death and ‘Pani’ which means Water),Ā was a colonial prison in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. The prison was used by the British especially to exile political prisoners to the remote archipelago. This was theĀ Cellular JailĀ about which i had spoken in my previous blog.Ā  Why was […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 09: I FOR ISLANDS AND THE INDEPENDENCE STRUGGLE

Content Courtesy – Andaman Tourism I realized that as am doing my study on the Andaman Islands there are quite a few things which even i was not aware šŸ™‚ Something to be mentioned in the #ReflectionPost šŸ™‚ For instance,Ā  The Chinese knew of the Andaman & Nicobar Ā Islands over a 1000 years ago and […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 08: for Heavenly HAVELOCK Islands

ā€œAt the beach, life is different. Time doesnā€™t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides, and follow the sun.ā€ – AnonymousĀ  Named after the British general, Sir Henry Havelock who had served in India these islands are the most famous of the entire 572 island […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 07: G for GEOGRAPHICAL IMPORTANCE

This could be a sensitive topic that I am discussing today as part of the #AtoZChallenge and hence it was much needed that i do a thorough reading of all the facts behind it. All the details have been taken from the and.nic.in website and other Indian defenseĀ forums. It’s about Geographical Importance of Andaman and […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY 06: F for Flora and Fauna

Flora of the Islands These Islands are blessed with a unique’ luxuriant evergreen tropical rain forestĀ canopy, sheltering a mixed germ palmsĀ bank, comprising of Indian, Myanmarese, Malaysian and endemic floral strain. So far, about 2200,varieties of plants have been recorded out of which 200 are endemic and 1300 do not occur in mainland India.Ā  “The South […]

#ATOZCHALLENGE DAY05: E For Experience Scuba Diving | My first

Disclaimer – Long Post šŸ™‚ I remember it was the summer vacation i was in my first standard and my brother and all the other elder cousins were playing in the river which ran behind my uncle’s home back in Kollam, Kerala. I was the only girl in my paternal side then and i was […]