Video: A Day in Male’ in Less Than Three Minutes

When you say Maldives, the very first thing that will come to people’s minds will be paradisaical islands, soft white sands, crystal clear waters, palm trees, luxury resorts and an expensive holiday.

But hey, Maldives has a city too and it’s called Male’.

Today me and my colleagues went to Male’ for a half day trip and I’m sharing our walk around the city in less than three minutes. Enjoy watching!

Maging Tama Ka Man

Nung nakaraang buwan ay natapos kong basahin ang Desaparesidos ni Lualhati Bautista at ang Go Set a Watchman ni Harper Lee.

Kung hindi mo pa nababasa yung Desaparesidos, ang kwento nito ay tungkol sa mga kaganapan noong Martial Law at ang epekto nito sa mga mamamayan nung matapos na ito. Gayun din ang buhay ng mga NPA, pre and post Martial Law. Continue reading “Maging Tama Ka Man”

What is Your Blood’s Worth?

On the morning of Holy Friday, we parked our car in front of a vulcanizing shop to get both our front tires changed to gear up for a 2-hour drive. I was  inside the car browsing through my news feed when a group of shirtless men hitting their bleeding backs, passed by. It was amusing and not at the same time. I have seen this pilgrim every year on TV, newspapers and social media so there’s nothing new to this except that this time, I was amused to see this with my very own eyes. Continue reading “What is Your Blood’s Worth?”

Sanfa & Moosa – Loabinfaru by Mustafa Lutfi

Loabinfaru is a tragic story of the star-crossed lovers – Sanfa, the prettiest girl in Ihuvanfushi Island* (Northernmost part of the Maldives) and Moosa, the most eligible bachelor in Addu Atoll (Southernmost part of the Maldives).

Continue reading “Sanfa & Moosa – Loabinfaru by Mustafa Lutfi”