Name : GOPAL SAHA [On Feb 24, 2012]
State : ANCZ
Title : ANDAMAN-THE PARADISE ON EARTH
Andaman is the most beautiful paradise on earth. These places are the paragon of beauty and present landscape with scenic beauty. The lands are called the emeralds of Bay of Bengal. The islands are covered with dense tropical forests and also famous for beautiful beaches with crystal clear water of the Bay of Bengal and nature trails. All these create a romantic atmosphere. There are 572 islands in Bay of Bengal. But only 36 islands are for inhabitants. Port Blair is the capital of Andaman and Necobar islands. It is 1255 K.M from kolkata. There are some important and famous Islands to visite.There are Havelock, Ross, Viper, North bay, Chidiyatapu, Cinque Island, Wondooro, Baratang, Corbyn’s cove , Parrot Island etc.
Port Blair was established by BritishGovt. Mainly for Indian freedom fighters. The Cellular jail is famous in Port Blair where Indian freedom fighters were exiled for life by the British rulers. The monument- The Cellular jail is now the place of pilgrimage for the freedom loving people. It is now declared as a national memorial. The jail had seven wings. Now only three were remain. Each prisoner had separate cell. In front of the jail there is a gallery of photographs of great freedom fighters. Now a day’s show on the history of cellular jail shown with light and sound.
Havelock Island is only 38 K.M. from Port Blair. This Island is famous for hard corals. The Asian best sea beach Radhanagar sea beach is situated in this Island. Cinaque Island is famous for its clear emerald water. Mahatma Gandhi national park wondooro is famous for hundreds of colorful fishes, corals, reef, butterfly etc. It is only 27 K. M. from Portblair.Another famous sea beach carbyn’s cove is surrounded by coconuts trees. In the sea small hills are covered with green trees and plants. Chidiyatapu is famous for sun set. Different types of birds can be seen here. Waves of the sea break the silence of the beach. Scenic beauty of the beach is like a landscape of the scenery. There is a dense forest through the beach. The viper island is famous for its tall domed gallows, where Sher Ali Khan was hanged who killed Lord Mayo the viceroy of India. Another Island North bay is famous for marine life and coral reefs which one can see through the glass bottomed boats. Ross Island is the most beautiful Island where the British ruler led the luxurious lives which was built by prisoners of cellular jail. Now It may called the ruined city. A small museum smritika is there. The Island is tiny but beautifully maintained. The church, bang low and buildings are now ruined. The whole Island is covered with coconut trees. Baratong is 105 k. m. from port Blair. It is on the way of Kadamtala, Maya Bandar and the last destination of Andaman- Diglipur. Most of the places are migrated by the people of East Bengal. On the way of Baratong, Jarwa reserve forest is there. One can see Jarwa people in the reserve forest. They are still like ancient people. Govt. authority is trying to bring them in main stream. From Baratong there is short ferry ride to reach Baratong Island. From there another journey is performed for half an hour by speed boat. It was through the water of Baratang creek, tiny Island and tropical forest – bordered by mangrove swamps. The boat landed at tinny jetty called Nayadara. After walking of 2k.m, through the dense tropical forest Limestone caves can be seen. The caves are really wonders of nature. Mud volcano is another wonders of there. Parrots can be enjoyed in Parrot Island.
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