#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 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 […]