go site Trip To Ross Island Andaman
A trip to Andaman, would have been incomplete without visiting source Ross island or haunted island as people say. Wandering through Ross Island at Andaman, reminds you of the British era, their clubs, church and of course the herds of deer present on the see url Ross island.There are many things to discover!!
Ross Island History
I’ll not give you the entire history which could easily read in Wikipedia, I’ll just give you a gist of Ross Island, this Island was named after sir Ross. This Island was a living hub for Britishers, they have everything here like officers’ club, church, and stores. Everything which is required for the basic requirement. After Britisher, it was captured by Japanese for 3 odd years and now it’s in the hand of Indian Navy. I hope this information suffices to give a gist of Ross Island.
How to reach Ross Island Andaman
First, you need to visit Port Blair. If you want to visit Port Blair, by ferry you could reach by Chennai or Kolkata. The same cities (Chennai or Kolkata) to be visited if you plan to go by flight.On reaching Port Blair, you can take the ferry to Ross Island from Port Blair . You can buy tickets on your own from the spot itself. Having talked about the Ross Island, now let’s look what places you can see when you at Ross Island beach
The Herds of Deer At Ross Island Andaman
I was amazed when I saw herds of deer eating without any fear of human Presence. You could even approach them to have a click with you, they are very friendly! This picture of mine with a deer will surely prove you my point above.
Subordinate club At Ross Island
Another thing what you can see here is a subordinate officers club where subordinate officers’ use to do parties that time, by continuous gazing their club I can feel the zest of parties they used to have that time.
The Church At Ross Island
This church is the center of attraction at Ross Island, commonly called as Presbyterian church.This church is almost in a broken condition, I’m not sure about the religion, I guess it’s a Protestant church, as it’s out of order now you can have a glimpse from outside only.
Chief Commissioner’s Bungalow At Ross Island
The one of the biggest house in Ross Island is chief commissioner’s bungalow, it’s really a bungalow with large hall, ball room and other facilities you could have imagined. The architect of this house takes me back to the architect of the iconic building like (FRI, & IMA) what Britishers had made in Dehradun. Unfortunately, I couldn’t click the pics as I visited this place very late.So, I was running out of time and my ferry was about to reach the shores of Ross island Andaman . To give you a little bit of information on the timings you’ll be given a timing of approximately 1 hours and 30 minutes to stay in Ross Island. But I’ll give you the glimpse of this bungalow with below appended pic.
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Officers’ quarters At Ross Island
The officers’ quarters are covered with garnered roots. Here is my picture in front of officers’ quarter!
Barracks at Ross Island
The Ross Island also having the house for its men usually called barracks in military lingo. Here is a pic for you guys!!
Having said earlier after British, Ross Island was captured by Japanese, they haven’t destroyed anything that Britisher had built, they use their resource till the time Ross Island was under their possession. But they only built one thing for their safeguard till the time they had Ross Island in their possession was a bunker. Here is a pic for you guys!
Is Ross Island Haunted ?
A big no, there is nothing like this, it’s a rumor!. Ross Island do have graveyards but it doesn’t mean it’s haunted Island .Can you imagine this island not only open in day time but In fact it’s open for visitors till night for light and sound show at Ross Island. Let me brief you what’s exactly this show is . In late evening this island conduct a show which project all the story in the form of photos & videos . So don’t overthink just enjoy the light and sound show at Ross Island Andaman and make the full use of your Andaman Travel package !
Before concluding I would like to say something, what I like most here in Ross Island, above all the historical architecture is the serenity and the peace of mind you’ll have after having the glimpse of blue beaches of Andaman, The experience is amazing!!