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Maldives: Just Another Day in Paradise

November 21st 2016
It wasn't a short or easy trip, but we have landed in the Maldives. We left India on a little prop plane and landed in the capital city, Male. There we got a sea plane transfer which dropped us in the middle of the Indian Ocean. Luckily a boat was waiting for us and took us to the island of Huvahendhoo. Needless to say, it was worth the hassle. Here we are, in paradise. The noise, grit and c ... 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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