The Maldives Category

The Maldives, Maafushi, Biyadhoo and fish curry Part 6

I have arranged my transfer back to Male for 11.30am and I am keen to make the most of what time I have left here. My snorkel and I are already experiencing the delights of the underwater world of Biyadhoo by 6am. I snorkel, I lay on the beach, I snorkel some more before heading […]

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The Maldives, Maafushi, Biyadhoo and fish curry Part 5

The whole of the day is spent snorkelling, laying in hammocks, drinking coffee and water, pinching myself, being in love, people watching and more snorkelling. Today I encounter my first swim with a turtle!!…She is graceful, elegant and silent and I am moved by her presence. I am in awe of the beauty that Mother […]

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The Maldives Maafushi Biyadhoo and Fish Curry Part 4

  Biyadhoo is a dated island with a three star rating, making it accessible to people on a budget who want to experience the fabulous snorkelling of its house reef, fitting my needs perfectly.  It has the most beautiful beach and as I walked out onto the stretch of white sand for the first time, […]

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The Maldives Maafushi Biyadhoo and fish curry………Part 3

Again I wake early and I am snorkelling by 6.30am. I have been able to place myself into ‘in time’ (another technique used to slow things down and give yourself time to soak up the here and now instead of thinking about what’s coming up next) so every hour feels like 4 and I like […]

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The Maldives Maafushi Biyadhoo and fish curry………Part 2

The hotel is positioned right on the beach and I remember what I have read about local island custom and only being able to wear bikinis/swimming consumes on certain parts of the islands which are sectioned off, this particular part being one of them. I notice there is a real mix of nationalities on Maafushi […]

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The Maldives…..Maafushi, Biyadhoo and fish curry. Part 1

The descent into the Maldives is spectacular, even though the weather isn’t fantastic with lots of grey heavy clouds around, I feel a rush of excitement as I begin to see the turquoise rims around the tiny islands dotted underneath me which is a beautiful sight. We land, I reclaim my luggage and as I approach the customs […]

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