A Bump in the Ocean


We’re currently in Faresmaathodaa, after having spent two nights in Fiyoari earlier this week. So, this post should be the Fiyoari write-up. But unfortunately, our time on that island was […]

Reflecting on Rathafandhoo


We’d been told before getting to Rathafandhoo that the island had shrunk rapidly over recent years, and indeed it has. We haven’t seen so many empty houses in one place […]

Two Words with One Drone


First stop on the trip south from Thinadhoo was Gaafu Dhaalu Madaveli, which ended up also taking in Hoandedhdhoo, as the two are so close it seemed pointless to pack […]

Thinadhoo-velopments


We’ve just left the capital island of Gaafu Dhaalu, Thinadhoo, after having spent five days there (staying in the house used in the Fathis Handhuvaru film, which should mean something […]

Dhevvadhoo Dynasty


We left behind the quiet island of Dhevvadhoo on Saturday, and with it the last we’ll see of the Gaafu Alif group for a while…unless we left a charger or […]

Maafushi Plus


Gaaf Alif’s Maafushi island is another one of those, like Villingili, whose name is more often associated with somewhere closer to the capital. But Huvadhu’s edition struck out on its […]

Roadha Kuru Kurun


Maldivians have a phrase that covers any activity designed to stave off the boredom and hunger that comes during daylight fasting – roadha kuru kurun (shorten the fast). Today, our […]