Travel Blogs from Baa Atoll
... Divehi people
are) and was very open to answering all our naive questions. He earns 1000 USD
a month doing tours and isn’t married...yet.
He first took us to the Peoples Maglis (Magistrate), the architecture in the
buildings are so regal and very Perso-Arabic influenced. They have 85 representatives
for each of the ‘district atolls’. We also saw the tallest building in the city
which was 12 storey high (bigger than Hobart’s!). As ...
... br> Normally his family would have arranged a marriage for him as his origins are
from Bangladesh but he was allowed to choose his love. Maldivian women are not
allowed to work at all, so the women we see around the resort are either from
Sri Lanka or Bangladesh and some are even Balinese. The Maldivians are not
permitted to serve alcohol either so all the bar staff etc are also Sri Lankan
or Bangladeshi. We ...
... to go faster!
Coming into the atoll was like skidding in sideways to a parking lot so when we slowed and got to the wharf I was reassured to be hitting solid ground. We had a staff member meet us and walk us to Reception where we filled out our Registration cards and received these frozen facewashers with a strong citrus refreshing scent on them. That hit the spot on the back of my neck quick smart!
We were given a brief run down on ...
We woke up late and went to the pool to hang out. We had the same meal, plus a smoothie this time. For two people, you should plan on $40-50 for lunch and about $100 for dinner. If they have all-inclusive for a reasonable rate, you should book it when you come here. We left the pool to go to the Chill bar for a sunset drink. It has a nice view of the sunset and the breeze was great. It was a ...
... was so soft. The waves don't come into shore too hard but when you go out about 30 feet, they are still a little choppy.
We headed back and showered then went out for a stroll before dinner. In about 10 minutes, we circled the island. We reserved tennis time for tomorrow night and are going to snorkel in the morning. It should be another day of pool and maybe thats its this time. I'll save the sun ...