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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 »

Raaveriya – The toddy tapper

Look at the picture on the right side. The man climbing up the coconut tree is a Bangladeshi. He is collecting sap, acting as a raaveriya. This is a picture taken in November, 2015. Toddy tapping is a symbol of Maldivian custom and tradition. In ancient days it was the backbone of livelihood. It contributed immensely to a… Read More »

Havitha

*Information provided by Mohamed Ali Didi, Fasiya, Gn.Fuvahmulah Havitha is  the most historical place in Fuvahmulah. This is a mound, believed to be a buried Buddhist stupa or shrine. In 1964 the site was excavated for research work lead by Adam Naseer Manik. The height of the site measured then was 69.8 ft, and its diameter was… Read More »

Gei Miski

*Information provided by Mohamed Ali Didi, Fasiya, Gn.Fuvahmulah It is believed that this is the very first mosque built in Fuvahmulah. This mosque is located around 500 ft away from Havitha, north eastern side of the island. The mosque is built from coral stones. This is a mosque that portrays extraordinary skills of craftsmanship of… Read More »