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Long before foreigners started using the country’s beaches for relaxation and release, Maldivians were doing the same…sort of
Inspiring millions of tourists and one famous writer, were today’s friendly fauna once fearsome?
TripAdvisor review, H.C.P. Bell (1879): Many Maldivian tourists have been the ill-fated survivors of wrecks on the Atolls who have but exchanged a watery grave for a slower death from an insidious pest…6 out of 10!!
A visit to the end of the world brings home the reality of climate change and its unpredictable consequences for an island nation
The Maldives’ idyllic mystery has attracted a variety of explorers and academics whose patchwork of prose explains the country behind the fantasy
Rilwan is not a fiction for the factions, though his story is rapidly becoming a history
Few foreigners have learned the Maldivian language and for those who try, mistakes are inevitable
Asking a Maldivian their name is a question not easily answered
What happens when modernity drives a bridge through 900 years of folklore?
How would the Tangerine traveller’s story sound given the 21st century media treatment?
The country’s healthcare system is burdened by ailments old and new
The Maldives slowly opened up to the world after World War II, though the man responsible for the initial introductions would not live to see it
Two millenia to count the Maldives’ islands. How long will it take to count the stories?