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.
Tag Archives: Maldives
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 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 […]
A really nice article on Two Thousand Isles’ origins, and a bit of an introduction to the project for an overseas audience. Omkar has done his time in Male’s mean streets but retains a strong interest in all things Maldives […]
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 […]
This story was one we wanted to write after hearing a number of tales during our trip around the south, and struggling to work out what was real and what was made up. People aren’t the best with dates and […]
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 […]
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, […]