Monthly Archives: December 2015

The most fearless endeavor in the Maldives

Prhaps one of the earliest examples of a successful commando raid can be found in the 12th century B.C. during the legendary siege of Troy. But every where in the world, people dare to carry out lionhearted struggles and undertakings. This piece of article is also about a truly fearless endeavors of brave and courageous… Read More »

The giant slave and the barberic clan

By Yasir Salih All Rights Reserved The contents of this website site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, edited, downloaded, displayed, modified, transmitted, licensed, transferred, sold, distributed or uploaded in any way without my prior written permission. For permission requests, write to the author – yasirsalih@gmail.com. I thought of writing this story while i was… Read More »

Cutting off hand – the first such punishment in the history of Maldives

I thought of including this true story of thieves whose hands were cut off during the reign of President Mohamed Ameen although this incident happened in Male’. But my grandfather Hussain Didi and Addu Hussain Manikfaan (the official medical practitioner of the government), two prominent hakeems, medical practitioners during that time, were called in by the government to attend… Read More »

Transporting “impossible” load

Some information provided by Mohamed Ali Didi, Fasiya, Gn.Fuvahmulah Ancient days, transportation was difficult. Carrying heavy load from one place to another was a daunting task. But people of Fuvahmulah managed to carry out this complex task with the then available resources and means. Fuvahmulah is an island with thick vegetation- coconut trees, funa (Alexandrian Laurel) and dhambo… Read More »

“A stone tell them the time”

In ancient days, despite lack of resources and available technology, people of Fuvahmulah were bright to live a peaceful life. They followed ethical, religious and civilization principles. They lived a dignified life. My uncle, Rafeeqbe, told me that in early days, they used to carry huge coconut palm trunks with the help of the water in… Read More »