this is a continuation (part 1)…
We finished with lunch before we started our Port Blair sightseeing which started with the famous cellular jail which is most commonly known as “Kala Pani”. The prison is known to be house of many notable Indian activists who have spent most of their lives there during the struggle for India’s independence. The jail was constructed with seven wings three storey high having isolated cells for each prisoner and a tower at the center.
Tour of the jail sank my heart when I read about the inhuman behavior towards our mighty freedom fighters all day and night. Just for a break, we were driven to Corbyn’s Cove sea beach. The clear water of the sea with its white sand was so relaxing. From there we got a view of the Snake Island where various species of snake is known to be found.
Following the break, we came back to cellular jail for a light and sound show inside the jail compound, which we enjoyed to the heartiest.
The show which narrated the role of the cellular jail and its inmates during our freedom struggle. Thus ending our first day in Andamans.
Second day, early morning we left for Neil Islands in ferry which is the only transportation between the islands. It took us almost two hours to reach Neil Island. Reaching Neil, we were taken to our place of stay in Hawa-Bill Nest Resort which is a government owned resort costing Rs.2000 for a double bed per night.
After a short rest, we started our Neil island tour starting with coral beach making our way within the forest. With its unexplored corals reefs on the beach and crystal clear water coral beach was an awesome place to start with the tour.
Followed by which we went to Bharatpur beach where we found the sea with greenery in its water in contrast with its white sand made it one of the most beautiful place of visit. More such places coming up. Keep reading which are those places.