Tag: Maldives Life
a time for change
It is the time of the year when the wind and current change. The direction of the current is reshaping the island. The sands are slowly moving from the East to the Westside. Random afternoon rain has started. Soon, the monsoon season will dominate this sunny side of life. Dead leaves will smother the wet…
The (Almost) Drowning Incident
I was sitting in the office at around 10 am. I just came back from the morning briefing when suddenly our Executive Housekeeper came running to me.
Failed Escape Plan + Vaccine Round 2
Our speedboat left the island at 8:15pm on Tuesday and headed to Male’. We were due to get our 2nd dose of vaccine. If you’re wondering why so late in the evening – because it’s Ramadan. We cannot get the jab if we hadn’t had meals and the vaccine centers start at 9pm.
Featured on Yourcupofseas.com
Hi everyone! Yours truly is on yourcupofseas.com, sharing the wonderful things I’ve learned here in the Maldives. Please click here to view the article. Happy reading!
A Year After the Lockdown…
… I’m still here on the island. I have been out to Male’ only once to get my dose of vaccine.
16Hours at Sea (within 24Hours) ~ Pirates of the Indian Ocean Feels
It was a month before the lockdown started when we had a chance to sail. I don’t know why I only remembered to blog about it after more than a year, but anyway, here’s that 16-hour sea adventure.
A Peculiar Encounter with a Curious Shark
It was one of those afternoon swims with my colleague when we encountered a curious blacktip reef shark. Halfway through our swim, I saw two blacktips coming our way. I looked at where they were heading, and they went straight into that school of black fishes. They swam around the school. And me being the…
One day, Hassaana shared a post on his insta story. There was an image of a dinosaur and it said ‘I’m S.A.D. – Secretly A Dinosaur.’ When I met him in the canteen the next day, I said, ‘So you are secretly a dinosaur.’
Some Days Are Good
I went out of my room wearing my black rash guard and my old blue swimming shorts heading out for my afternoon swim. Two colleagues were sitting by the smoking area and one of them told me that I need to buy bigger swimming clothes.
I lied down on the day bed. Face to the sky, looking at the bits of clouds in between the spaces of the coconut leaves. It was like looking at pieces of the sky cut by sword into thin slices.
Filling In The Blank Pages
The blank pages I once filled with dots are now filled with words. It’s been a month since I started writing on this journal and surprisingly, I have been writing daily except for a few days that I was physically not able to.
Chandelier, Armageddon and Laughing Like It’s My Last
Kung meron mang magandang nangyari sa akin sa pagkakakulong ko dito sa isla ng ilang buwan ay yung bagong pagkakaibigang nabuo namin nung mga iilang taong natitira dito sa isla.