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Maldives has 29 atolls, 200 inhabited islands and around 106 island resorts.
It has 2 seasons: dry and wet season and temperature is not much different from our country. But at midnoon the sun can be ruthless being near the equator so be sure to slab yourself with a reliable high spf sunblock
Maldives is 3 hrs behind our standard time so don't ...
... water to Male island. Male and it's surrounding islands had the potential to be the Venice of Asia. Sadly it's more of Slough on Sea. Just shows that despite all the 5 star resorts etc it's still a third world nation really.
The ferry was $1 each return and packed with motorbikes first then foot passengers. It took about 30 minutes to cross. We arrived and walked around Male looking for somewhere to eat. Not hugely ...
... the island from the ferry terminal on the northwest corner, and there was just a little hop from the sound end of our island across to Male.
Landing in Male was quite a culture shock from our peaceful town. It is all business, with tall buildings, people calling to each other from the docks, from shops, and from 4th floor apartments. There were scooters and moterbikes everywhere, and some cars and small trucks braved the fray ...
... when Nate said, "Hey, have you looked at the birds here?" I looked up, seeing a large black bird flying from a distant island over toward us. "Not particularly, why?" Nate paused. "Well, I don't think they are birds." This caught my attention. "What? What are they, then?" Nate paused again, I could tell he was gauging what my response might be. "I think they are bats." I waited to see if I could get a better look at the next large flying creature to see ...
... you there to be the one to try it :)
Tomorrow, we are planning a day excursion to... somewhere else-- did not catch the name of the island -- for swimming, snorkeling, sun-bathing (with SPF 50, a floppy hat for Bryn, sun swim shirts and a large beach umbrella), drinks and lunch. Turns out the Maldives are a Muslim country, so really hard to find a nice, alcoholic tropical drink. Hopefully, tomorrow will provide this?