Category: Island

Minicoy Island

Interesting Facts About Minicoy Island • The most interesting feature of the island is its dominant female society that stands out from the normal Indian society. • The social customs of the islands have their influence of matrilineal Muslims where the groom must live with his wife in the house of his in-laws. • Because of strong female influence on society, the island is sometimes referred as the “female island”. • Minicoy Island was earlier part of the group of Maldives Islands until it was acquired by the Republic of India. • Minicoy Island is the southernmost and second...

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Long Island

About Long Island Long Island, just 47 nautical miles from Port Blair, with an area of about 18 square kilometers, is a modern village with a population of about 2000 with many additional points and facilities usually not available in other villages of Bay Islands. It has its own feeding center, a well-equipped boatbuilding garden, a high school, a bank, wireless facilities, a hospital, a range forestry office and even a police outpost. Long Island is a colony of dreams without a road network. LONG ISLAND ATTRACTIONS • Wide marine richness and exclusive beaches, comfortable caves, verdant hills and...

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