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Category Archives: Gaafu Dhaalu

Story: Bonfire of the Atolls


After being advised to time our visit to Gaddhoo to coincide with their Eid al-fitr celebrations, we’ve been sitting on these pics for a few months. Looking for anything that seemed vaguely timely and along came Guy Fawkes night this […]

Story: Ladies of Libaas


The libaas story is more or less obligatory for any website covering Maldivian culture, so here’s our offering (finally). Now we just need to do the lacquerwork story and maybe something about rihaakuru and we’ll be just about done here. (Not really…there’s […]

Story: Hooked in Huvadhu


Here’s another one we’ve been sitting on since our visit to Huvadhu (and sitting on hooks for too long isn’t wise). So, we just got off it and here’s what hatched. When traveling round the atoll we hadn’t realised just […]

2k Journal: Vaadhoo & Huvadhu Done!


So, this is the last blog post from Huvadhu. We’re waiting out a few storms, and the odd delayed boat and flight, with friends in Madaveli before heading back down to Addu to have a long think about what we’ve […]