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2k Journal: From Denmark to Dhivehiraajje

It’s not every day you get a surprise delivery from one of your inspirations…especially not down in the Suvadive!!   Nils Finn Munch-Petersen has been kind enough to send us a copy of his 1980 publication on the Maldives, put […]

Drawing Inspiration from Lahu

It’s been kind of a grey week all over the Maldives it seems, so we’re really grateful to Lahu for bringing us some colour with this brilliant illustration for the Two Thousand Isles page. Lahu’s graphic design work has already […]

Story: Beyya Beys

Another story left over from our time in Gaafu Alif atoll. Meeting Thutthu Beyya in Gemanafushi was a real pleasure…especially when he sang for us (it seems Dan reminded him of a distant relative!). Great to hear the stories of […]

2k Journal: Finding Yaahunbaraas

A post in our 2k Journal/blog about another story on the page isn’t something we’ve done before (might be getting a bit meta), but our recent story on Yaahunbaraas is one we are most proud of. It’s certainly our longest, […]

Mihaaru Travelogue: Life and Fish

This weekend’s Mihaaru column looked at what one islander has learned from some others as Dan reflects on six weeks in Huvadhu’s fishing communities. For while many today may prefer the comfort of a shirt & tie or the comparative […]

JOURNEY UPDATE: Did we Dhaandhoo?

Yes we did!! After three damp days on Gaafu Alif Kanduhuludhoo (though the warm hospitality kept us mostly dry), the weather warnings for this morning weren’t good, and we showed up for the 5.30am atoll ferry doubtful we would travel. […]


We felt it was time to add a little more direction to our pleasant drift through Gaafu Alif atoll. So, we caught the 6am atoll ferry from Gemanafushi to Kondey, allowing a full eight hours to explore the least populated […]

Kondey Monday

Having spent the past three days in Gaafu Alif Gemanafushi, we planned to finish visiting the atoll’s south before completing our tour of the northern islands. So we said: “let’s go to Kandhuhol…Kandhululu…Kandaadha…sod it, let’s go to Kondey first!!” And […]

Off to a Flyer

It’s our third day in Gaafu Alif Nilandhoo, so you’d have thought we’d be running out of things to learn from this tiny island. Not even close. When one friend in Male’ discovered we were in his home island, he […]

Back to Reality

  Two weeks ago, we finally set off on the first leg of our trip, reaching Fuvahmulah ready to hunt for stories and produce regular updates on the 2k Isles trip. We know the reality of life in the Maldives […]

Kabbohera Crossing

Here’s some pics from our trip to Kabbohera, the tiny islet just a few hundred yards across the shallow lagoon from Seenu Hithadhoo. After a short dinghy ride to the shallows, we squished our way across the reeds for quarter […]