Traders Hotel, Male, Maldives
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... and my hosts are also my godfathers. They say that there is double pricing on the island and they don't want me to overpay for everything. For example last night, Axeed went himself to the restaurant, bought the dinner and brought it to me in my room. Lt's nice but I miss the contacts with the population.
The Maldives form a country that is going to disappear in a near future because of the ...
... there are several live aboard boats, which carry up to 25 people for week long trips, and instantly produce a crowded surf spot. The waves were too small at the beginning of our trip for good surf, but today, we got some wonderful long rides on a fun reef break called Sultans. Surfing there for 2 1/2 hours in the Maldivian sun (95 degrees) is so much fun, and a fantastic workout, too!
We posted some of our underwater photos ...
... br> We headed back to the reef - and there was a marbled ray. Followed by an eagle ray. And then a devil ray swimming around. A few neopolian wrasse and a couple of white tips. Pretty cool! All rather uncommon things! And all before 7am!!
Of course it was then breakfast time. And time to go diving again. This time on the actual reef. The current had picked up somewhat, so spent a while swimming against that, which is never fun. But there were so many ...
... on all fours and straddle you while working on your back. The first time it happened, I thought, "whoa..." but now I love it. Straddle up and ride!! ;) Seriously, the massages are awesome.
So - I better get packing... I'm really hoping I can sneak online somehow in the next few days because I think this is going to be the most unique part of the whole trip...
But I'll be in touch as soon as I can.
I love you all and wish me luck in Africa....
... populated island is a few miles away from here.
Tonight, after it was too dark for me to write any more (having fun playing around with the beginnings of a story- haven't had time to write for AGES!), we wandered down the pier to see the ocean... and SAW A TURTLE! Nate thought it was a rock, but then on closer inspection, we saw that it had flippers and a head, and was moving! I feel like I am perpetually in a Nova program-- reef fish, sharks, ...