Four years and one pandemic after first being drafted, the book of the blog is finally here, detailing the highs, lows and unbelievable inbetweens of almost a decade in Dhivehi Raajje.
But, until a few months ago, we’d never managed to swing an invite onto a proper mas dhoni, to see what Maldivian fishing really looks like. All that changed when a friend invited us onto her Dad’s boat and, many months later, this story and film are the results.
While Naj took to bringing these famous faces back to life, we thought we’d add a little colour to the period in which these pioneer photos were taken.
It’s finally here: Naj’s website! It’s something that should have been finished a long time ago, but if a website is worth doing, it’s worth doing after massive and inexplicable delays.
Here’s a little film Naj has put together this week showing a few fictitious moments in the day of an average fandithaveriya. It’s the type of thing we’d like to do much more in the future to help tell more stories from the atolls.
Here’s something to prove the not-nothing times of 2019: a story about our work so far, which is featured in the August/September edition of the DestinAsian magazine.
This story has been a long one in the making for us, and was in fact one of the first we had in mind when we set the blog up three years ago, just a few months after shooting finished […]
Some of the most interesting stories we’ve come across on our travels have involved Dhivehi Raajje dhatha, as anyone travelling on Hong Kong airlines this month will find out.