Tag: Island Life
Dotting the Blank Page
I sat on the floor of our room, my legs crossed on the cold, white tiles. The door wide open, the curtain drawn up. The faint sunlight that passed through the thick clouds filled up the room that never really saw the sunlight for months or years.
Day 9 – Turtles All the Way Down and Other Books
Since we have less work and more offs, I had more time to read. And I take only two to three evenings to finish a book so here are the recent three.
The 14-Day Project – Island Isolation Stories
On my last post, I’ve mentioned how I felt sad about bidding goodbye to our last guest and that, a 14-day quarantine will commence before anyone can leave the island.
This Little Island Girl
Today we visited the island called Mheedoo in Dhaalu Atoll. We went to a school and got a chance to meet some cute kids. Of course I took photos of them and of the island as well.
A Visit to Bandidhoo Island
Yesterday, I had a chance to visit Bandidhoo Island. It was my 2nd time to visit this island but on my first visit, I never got the chance to take pictures earlier so this time, I seized the opportunity.
The Eagle Invasion
I saw two of my colleagues standing under a coconut tree, both looking up and pointing on to something that seems to be on top of the tree. Being the usyusera that I am, I walked towards them and asked what they were looking at.
Maldives in Different Colors
In this post, I won’t talk a lot. I will just show you the Maldives through my eyes (and lenses). 5o Shades of Blue The Maldives is composed of 99% water and 1% percent land. Hence, expect that the country will be so blue. But wait, there’s more to the place than just being blue. On…
Expat Life in the Maldives
It’s been 6 months since I moved here in the Maldives. Time really flies and the next thing I’ll know is that my 2 year-contract has reached its end. I have written a few things about my snorkeling adventures here as well as my work life issues but I have not written anything about how life…
A Test of Patience and Contentment
If there are few things that I have learned upon living castaway-ingly for almost a month, it’s not how to catch fish using my bare hands nor how to climb a coconut tree. What I learned so far (and I’m still learning) are these two virtues that are very difficult to learn, let alone practice in…