Helengeli Island Resort
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After two days of hardly any activity at all, we had a few drinks last night in the Reef Bar. The bar staff are great but as soon as one finishes one's cocktail the next is immediately there.
They do an all inclusive $50 per day drink menu…so at $15 per cocktail it soon makes economic sense.
So we had a few drinks with the Scuba guys and met a chap called Poch from Citibank in Dubai and another Russian/Swiss guy who ...
... from Male. The focus was on snorkeling with two to three stops at different sites along the reef each day. With ten passengers and nine crew members we were actually on two boats that sailed together, tied up against each other at most stops, and shared most meals together.
The Maldives are like that Kevin Costner movie "Water World" with little specs of sandy land sticky only a few feet out of the water. The mix of deeps and shallows over white sand create an ...
... long story really short? Paid $20 to have the doctor brought in to check on me have now broken out into a fire breathing itchy rash needing so sort of antihistamine and calamine lotion twice a day.....d'ho - still have no idea what caused it....but it does suck!
Khai on the other had is perfectly fine....except for Mozzy bites while she sleeps! They love tasting her!!
Tonight at 4pm we decided to head out on ...
... we didn't do our laundry in Bentota, despite paying $6 for the tuk tuk to provide us with a return trip, still with no fresh laundry. We decide in favour of handwashing, and noticed others were doing the same.
I'm sipping away at a strawberry dacquirie on a sun chair while watching small ocean waves roll onto the sands of the attol. Well we've had our daily snorkel. The temperature of the water is beautiful, not too hot, not too cold. Darren said he saw a ...
... the water things slow down a bit as we get about mostly by an old fishing boat! So a 90 minute boat trip puts my new sea legs to the test. They pass...this is really rather good news as we'll be on this boast a lot for the next five days.
We are on the way to a private, paradise island for sunbathing and lunch. We see dolphins en route and also stop for a bit of snorkelling. WOW! Even with a lot of dead coral from the tsunami of 2004 it is ...