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2k Journal: Bidheysee Beru


Bodu beru is perhaps the best known form of artistic expression in the Maldives. It’s normally one of the first things you see (or hear) when it comes to Dhivehi culture. But after six years here, Dan had still never […]

2k Journal: 5 Favourites from Laamu


Here are five of our favourite pictures from our first week in Laamu Gan & Fonadhoo (Kadhdhoo and Maandhoo). Full gallery with captions

Roadha Kuru Kurun


Maldivians have a phrase that covers any activity designed to stave off the boredom and hunger that comes during daylight fasting – roadha kuru kurun (shorten the fast). Today, our friends in Kolamaafushi invited us to shorten the fast by […]

Ferries & Rainbows


Woken by torrential rain before our alarms had the chance to get snoozed, it seemed unlikely our ferry to Maamendhoo would have left from its southern start point. But, with the public ferry system, it’s very difficult to find out […]

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 […]