Tuesday, February 12, 2008


Did you see the Jarawas?
(Did you toss them a banana?)
(Were they naked?)

Road to ruin.

Mr. S, whom we met on the ferry back from Mount Harriet, is here as part of a package arranged for him back in Ranchi. The package has covered Port Blair, Ross Island, snorkelling, Havelock island and a trip through tribal land. Mr. S saw three Jarawa children, who stepped out onto the road. He was lucky, he says, and recommends we take a trip through the forest as well, because it is worth taking the chance to see the tribals. The caves, that are ostensibly the reason people take the path that carves through the forest, are not too bad-looking either.

Traffic has apparently tripled along the road, since 2001. See here.