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  • A relaxed day on OmadhooDon and Rob went off on a snorkeling trip with another fellow, Tom, from Germany. The trip was about 2 hours and went to a reef away from the island. Apparently, this is called a "thila". "A Thila is an Posted by katdill in Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India | Feb 7, 2016
  • FEB 7 MORE SNORKELLINGREEF SNORKEL Don and I team up with a young 26 year old to go drift snorkelling off one of the thilas close by. The thila is an underwater island that rises from the depths but does not break the Posted by RDILL in SRI LANKA / MALDIVES 2016 | Feb 7, 2016
  • FEB 6 MOVING TO OMADHOOMOVING DHANGETHI TO OMADHOO We pack and say our goodbyes to Nish and the staff. They have been exemplary catering to our every need. Our luggage is wheeled down to the dock while we walk sharing memories. We wait for the Posted by RDILL in SRI LANKA / MALDIVES 2016 | Feb 6, 2016
  • OmadhooWe packed up this morning and said goodbye to Eric, who was going off on a dive to hopefully see Manta Rays. We went to the dock to wait for the ferry and were entertained by kids swimming off the Posted by katdill in Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India | Feb 6, 2016
  • Whale Shark SuccessThis morning, Rob, Don and Eric went out with Nish on a speedboat to go snorkeling with the whale sharks. They just found one, but they are so huge and impressive that one is enough. They said they had to Posted by katdill in Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India | Feb 5, 2016
  • FEB 4 FEB 5 WHALE SHARKS, TURTLES, GIANT MORAY EELS & CORAL TURTLE REEF AND VILEMENDOO REEF Don and I arrange for our host Nesh to take us out in his boat to some nearby snorkelling sites. It is a superb way to explore the reefs in solitude. First we head Posted by RDILL in SRI LANKA / MALDIVES 2016 | Feb 5, 2016
  • School and snorkelingI visited the school again today. The principal had suggested yesterday, that if we wanted to come back again they would like that. So after some consultation with the hotel staff, I went off to see what I could do Posted by katdill in Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India | Feb 4, 2016
  • FEB 3 DHANGETHIDHANGETHI I awake to the gentle sound of the surf. Dhangethi is a small island in the Alifu Atoll. Population just over 1000 permanent residents. The Ariston Dhangethi Inn is one year old and the biggest of three places that offer Posted by RDILL in SRI LANKA / MALDIVES 2016 | Feb 3, 2016
  • FEB 2 NEGOMBO TO DHANGETHINEGOMBO TO DHANGETHI It feels like the end of the earth. Don Kathy and I comfortably settled at the Ariston inn on the small Maldavian Island of Dhangethi. We say goodbye to Mani at the Alexandra Guest House in Negombo. Mani Posted by RDILL in SRI LANKA / MALDIVES 2016 | Feb 2, 2016
  • DhangethiAfter breakfast, we were taken on a tour of the island by Nish, along with Eric, the only other new guest here. There is a large group of Spanish divers here as well. We walked around the village and island, the Posted by katdill in Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India | Feb 3, 2016
  • Travel to the MaldivesWe had a relaxing morning, packing up and waiting until 11:00 for a tuk tuk to take us to the airport. Mani booked herself a massage at 10:30 because her flight back to Canada leaves much later in the day. Posted by katdill in Sri Lanka, the Maldives and India | Feb 2, 2016
  • Snorkeling with whalesharksIt is a dream of every ocean lover to see whalesharks know as gentle giants at least once in their life time. I always call myself luck and being truly blessed when I saw six of them in just 3 Posted by Rishwan in Affordable Maldives | Feb 2, 2016
  • Cruise Day Fifteen - Malé, MaldivesWeather pretty much as it has been for the past two weeks or so. I walked some laps as we edged our way into the port of Male where the ship dropped the anchor and deployed the tender boats. Posted by greynomadm in 2016-01 Indian Ocean | Jan 23, 2016
  • Cruise Day Fourteen - 10th Day @ Sea - Destination the MaldiDead calm sea, barely moving, just 12 knots and 28°C. Not the most invigorating conditions for my morning laps around the deck. Add the continued haze to block the sunrise and it is almost depressing. The battle Posted by greynomadm in 2016-01 Indian Ocean | Jan 22, 2016
  • Me The Scubba Diving InstructorMe the Scubba Instructor My three weeks in Maldives were blissful , the only problem i had was in the initial few days when Ramadan was on .I got no food during the day , but i still managed to find Posted by Anuj Tikku in Tikku's Travelthon | Jul 31, 2015
  • Me The Scubba Diving InstructorMe the Scubba Instructor My three weeks in Maldives were blissful , the only problem i had was in the initial few days when Ramadan was on .I got no food during the day , but i still managed to find Posted by Anuj Tikku in Tikku's Travelthon | Jul 31, 2015
  • One Man's Sanity is another Man's InsanityOne Man’s Sanity is another Man’s Insanity Learning the finer points of Scubba diving was fun today . i Iearnt how to take the regulator out of my mouth when was underwater . Then i did the bouncy test where Posted by Anuj Tikku in Tikku's Travelthon | Jul 22, 2015
  • Honesty In MaldivesHonesty in Maldives Today was my fourth day of Scubba Diving , i did my open water routine . Hattu the owner of dive club was very supportive he gave me a discount price for doing the level one and open Posted by Anuj Tikku in Tikku's Travelthon | Jul 12, 2015
  • Adventure Sports and TravelingTravelling and Adventure Sports Adventure sports was something i indulged in heavily dousing my travelthon . The river rafting on the ganges in Hrishikesh or Bunjee Jumping from a 80 meter tall tower , i enjoyed them for the first time Posted by Anuj Tikku in Tikku's Travelthon | Jun 15, 2015
  • Maldives - Week 2 ==Tuesday== The time had come to move on to the Maldives and one of the best things was it didn't involve travelling by car! The flight there was only about an hour, unfortunately for us, the weather wasn't too Posted by Em_and_Melv in Our Honeymoon | Dec 13, 2014
  • Magical Maldives The Maldives were a welcome break after roughing it on Safari for 2 weeks (we weren’t really roughing it). The Maldives are a collection of small islands in the Indian Ocean. The biggest Posted by tylerandshawna in Tyler and Shawna's Great Adventure | Dec 9, 2014
  • Diving and research in the MaldivesRight after my research trip to Ukraine, I headed to the Maldives (via Paris and Dubai) in the Indian Ocean to research the islands, reefs and marine life in the South Ari Atoll. Using the Vilamendhoo Island Resort as my Posted by AC Frieden in The Frieden Trails | May 29, 2013
  • Maldives on a Budget[center]After we pop in to Frankfurt for a casual beer and schnitzel, we board our first ever long-haul flight - to Maldives. Giddy with flight anxiety and great expectations of island experience, we spend the next 10 hours on Posted by Olga_Gogoleva in SE Asia | Oct 4, 2014
  • Day 8-11The last 4 days have mostly been spent reading, snorkelling or eating and drinking! [img=http:// Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | Apr 19, 2014
  • Day 7After breakfast we spent a pleasant hour in the pool before heading to the airport for our flight to the Maldives. We're staying in a water villa on the island of Giraavaru (Gear-ava-roo) Island in the North Male Atol. It's about Posted by JenBuckley in Indian Ocean | Apr 16, 2014
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