Male, Maldives March 29th 2010 Well, we’ve enjoyed 3 wonderful days at sea. Last night we were treated with an impromptu sundowner out on the bow. Drinks were served, our resident guitarist Jerry Vasi played, and it was an outstanding sunset. We anchored at Male this morning at 8:00am.
The Maldives is one of a thousand tiny islands spread over 26 atolls straddling the equator in the heart of the Indian Ocean and offers som ... read more
Asia » Maldives » Male Atoll The Maldives was long a sultanate, first under Dutch and then under British protection. It became a republic in 1968, three years after independence. Since 1978, President Maumoon Abdul GAYOOM - currently in his sixth term in office - has dominated t... ... read more