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Mahibadhoo: Maldivian Fishing Village

November 21st 2016
We visited the small fishing village of Mahibadhoo which was about a 45 minute boat ride from our island. It is home to 2,000 people who are mostly muslim. The island is so small, you can stand on main street and see the ocean to the north, the ocean to the south, the ocean to the west and the ocean to the east. The primary industry for the people of the island is fishing. The village, ... read more
Asia » Maldives » Ari Atoll

Maldivian Flag 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
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