My Maldivian Experience...
Highs: Everything!!! Specifically...my villa; the resort; the snorkeling; seeing dolphins; meeting
some great people.
Lows: Getting my wine confiscated upon entering the country.
Best Moment: My birthday...every single second of it!
Smells: Post-rain morning.
Sounds: Waves; propellers of the seaplane.
Sights: Water in all shades of blue; seeing the atolls from overhead; dolphins.
Tastes: All sorts of unusual tropical Asian fruits; cheese and wine pairings; chocolate and wine
pairings; coconut lime sorbet.
Purchases: A few postcards.
Fun Food Finds: The rare fruits; rare cheeses; banana jam.
Other General Info...
Visa needed? No.
Transportation: Sri Lankan Airlines. Upon arriving in Male, I took a seaplane to the resort.
Type of currency? The only type of currency I was aware of was charging things to my room. All
prices were in U.S. Dollars so I am assuming that those were accepted.
Language: Arabic and English.
Things the Maldives Are Known For: Atolls; being a paradise.
Costs: $2100 (including airfare, all hotel costs and the seaplane)