Hakuraa Club Male
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... with you if you go to the Maldives on vacation.
That doesn’t mean tourists can’t get alcohol in the Maldives. It’s available and expensive at tourist resorts and on tourist cruise boats, but made very difficult for Maldivians to obtain.
Our guide Bongo met us at the airport and walked us to our Dhoni named Gulfaan, which was docked right at the airport. A dhoni is a traditional Maldivian fishing boat, although I ...
... Love mantas.
Of course it was then breakfast. Another rest. And another dive. A submerged reef of 5 small pinnacles. Again a white tip or 2, some cool swim throughs between the rocks and lots of soft coral fans.
Lunch time. Again delicious. Lots of salad.
Dive time. A sloping reef at white sands resort. Nothing too much going on. None of the whalesharks that were semi-promised.
And dinner time.
Dive, eat, dive, eat, dive, eat, ...
... with Oprah's notes. It's a cool way to use technology that I haven't seen before. Oprah highlights specfic passages and gives her perspective on things. It's really cool. But, this book is amazing. I can't put it down.
So, the Maldives was spectacular. At dinner, we solo travelers commiserated with each other about how romantic this place is and how we would love to come back here in love and with our partners. One very happily married woman very sweetly said to a few ...
... at. We walked on, and saw ANOTHER one. And then another... we saw at least 6 or 7 by the time we rounded the northern point of the island! According to a man we had talked with earlier, there are only baby sharks around here. Hmm... really? Where do the adult sharks go? Luckily, these are baby reef sharks, who eat little fish. I guess, not luckily for the little fishies I met the other day snorkeling... poor little guys. Then Nate and I went swimming on a ...
... contest to this) but this was not a bad boat ride.
But this was just plain ridiculous. They were unprepared, overdressed, and were not going to ruin our fishing trip. All the rest of us rolled our eyes, baited up our lines, and threw our hooks into the water and tried desperately to ignore all the dramatic sounds that were coming from the back of the boat. After about a half and hour into it, the nice boat crew ...