Category Archives: Feature

The late Abdhurahmanbe. A legacy of courage and bravery

The world was armed with nuclear weapons in the 1950s. Eventhough the World War two ended, humanity was in a state of horror after the nuclear attack on Japan. Imperialism dominated the world. Disputes shattered nations and disunited people of same race and creed. The world war with multi-faceted disputes lead to the death of… Read More »

The special fabric Maldivians wore for 200 years

Maldives has a distinct tradition and culture. One of the symbols of their identity is wearing of clothes. Lungi or locally known as “mundu” has been a special fabric worn by the Maldivians for a long time. This year I was lucky to visit the place where the Maldivians had been buying their special lungies… Read More »

The gracious koel

Koel, locally knows as koveli, is the most gracious bird that i have ever seen. Among the birds of Maldives, this is among the actual residents of the Maldives. I remember the calls of the koel before it landed on the hands of my cousins. First, it was the calls- k..aau..kaau. Then it will be… Read More »

Mysterious “beach cusps” observed in Fuvahmulah

I was baffled and amazed to see the picture uploaded by Nasih Thaath in Fuvahmulah online that unfolds the mysterious beach formation in the northern beach -thoondu- of our island. People say everything about Fuvahmulah is unique and mysterious. That i s true. Thoondu is a phenomenal place. It is the most breathtaking and mysterious… Read More »

Jambolan – Explore the mighty multipurpose tree

“Hinga dhanva binnaha. Baivaro ebathee” (lets go to pluck Jambolan fruit. there are loads now), this is a typical request among the youngsters during the season of this savory fruit. Plucking the fruit of this tree is a fun for many people especially youngsters, who set off to “dhambo val” – the thick vegetation of the area… Read More »