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Lakshadweep Tourism

This is exploitation of the ethnic population The forum on Lakshadweep is informative and extensively covered with facts to substantiate the first hand experiences of the tourists and tour operators dealing with the Lakshadweep admin.a.k.a SPORTS.

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Stop Destroying Lakshadweep Tourism!

Stop Destroying Lakshadweep Tourism! This is with regard to the potential and flourishing Lakshadweep Tourism. It is unfair to keep on complaining. When situations are compelling, a layman has no other way. There is nothing unusual and no one would … Continue reading

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Why these obstacles in the most sought after Lakshadweep Tourism?

The number of tourists visiting the Lakshadweep through the ship packages of SPORTS, the body authorized to and responsible for conducting such tour packages, is always on the increase. But the SPORTS is not able to provide adequate travel facilities … Continue reading

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Yachting Safety

Yachting as a Sport and a source of recreation can be very exciting. However there are various safety precautions a Yachter must undertake and be prepared for. YachtsIndia.com has here, some of the basic safety precautions listed which would be … Continue reading

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Yachts & Yachting History

Sailing as a sport and recreation owes its creation to Piracy. The traders and sea farers were in deep trouble when they couldn’t recover their lost assets from the sea thieves. Thus began building ‘jaghtschips’, or ‘ hunting ships’, the … Continue reading

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Tourists held hostage in Kalpeni Island, Lakshadweep

Kochi: Around 130 domestic tourists, including over 30 children came from various parts of the mainland were stranded at Kalpeni island in Lakshwadeep after locals prevented them from boarding boats to their ship. The captors were using the tourists to … Continue reading

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Boating and Sailing

Boats or small ships have been use since time immemorial. Perhaps the urge to sail across the rivers, seas and oceans urged Man to develop better and huge boats carry livestock, granary and his folk to new places.

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Watersports: Sport Diving

Springboard Diving and Platform Diving. Basic dive has four distinct phases: the starting position, the take-off, the in-flight maneuvers, and the entry into the water.

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Watersports: Swimming

Swimming is an integral part of almost all water-based activities. It is also a competitive sport itself. People can swim in any body of water large enough to permit free movement. These areas include ponds, lakes, rivers, the ocean, and … Continue reading

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Ports of Calls – Chennai

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is a city on the east coast of southern India. It is India’s fourth largest metropolitan city and sits on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. Known for its cultural heritage, Chennai is a … Continue reading

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Ports of Calls – Kochi (Cochin)

Kochi, has one of the finest natural harbours in the world. Ancient mariners from Arabia, China, Holland, Britain and Portugal have all left their mark on this beautiful island city. Formerly known as Cochin, this tourist destination is set on … Continue reading

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Ports of Calls – Goa

Goa has come a long way from just being a panaromic beach paradise with its charming stretches of snowy velvety white sands and surf beaches by the crystal clear Arabian Sea. The wonderous aroma of seafood, the magnificient colours of … Continue reading

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Ports of Calls – Mumbai

Blessed with a natural harbour, Mumbai is one of the busiest ports of India, conducting about 40% of India’s maritime trade. Over the years, Mumbai has been transformed into the fastest moving, most prosperous and industrialised city in India with … Continue reading

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BANGARAM – THE HIDDEN TREASURE OF LAKSHADWEEP

Are the authorities out to kill the Golden goose? Are they ignoring the Rights of the islanders? It is a well-known fact that the Lakshadweep is a beautiful tourist place, under the direct administrative control of the Government of India. … Continue reading

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Cruise Guide

Today’s cruise ships are floating resorts which offers everything you would expect in a five star resort. Plenty of rooms, fine dining, dazzling entertainment and activities galore. It’ll probably take you two or three days just to discover what’s on … Continue reading

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More Indian Ocean Islands

Chagos Archipelago (Diego Garcia) The British Indian Ocean Territory lies to the North East of Mauritius in the central Indian Ocean. The islands, which form the Chagos Archipelago, is now administered by the Britian . The southern most island – … Continue reading

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Abu Musa Islands

Abu Musa (called Abu Musa in Arabic by UAE and Jazireh-ye Abu Musa in Persian by Iran) has a population of around 600 people, and is situated at the mouth of the narrows of the Strait of Hormuz.

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Mauritius

Mauritius continues to fulfill every visitor’s dream of a tropical island, from swaying palms to the dazzling blue of the ocean, balmy nights and smiling people. One of the loveliest gardens in the world, the island inspires visions of unspoilt … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, island of tropical beauty and a thousand breathtaking views of the lush foliage in the country side and the verdant mountains full of tea gardens. The multi-colored rice paddies. The laid back village life. The never ending stretches … Continue reading

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The Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman & Nicobar, the Emerald Islands, consisting of two island group lies east of the mainland between the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. Its southernmost island is only 200 km (120 mi) from the northern tip of the … Continue reading

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