Travel: Maldives

Waking up to an eight AM workout at the beach (; Greeted with low tides and partially submerged corals – Now, that.. is a holiday!


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Picking heart-shaped corals when the ocean got rough!

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Paddle-pop colours and untainted sunsets

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All-day, everyday!

Watching the storm clouds roll in but reluctant to leave the ocean.

Our entrance, in the mornings, to unadulterated paradise
Essie’s orange pedi made for a good beach holiday choice – the sun glared off them and made them look neon most of the time, which in turn made me happy staring at them!

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The paddle pop-ed coloured waters at sunset; friendly fish that tickled my feet
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Bikram’s master pose at sunset (;

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Did you know, the Frangipani is found on every island of Maldives?
Clearly my wrinkly fingers are a tell-tale sign of the hours we spent in the water (;
Thus, the croccante-coloured skin!

Travelling should always be peppered with experiences that we keep in our hearts for a lifetime. We experience, we learn, we appreciate – we grow. Not just of places, spaces and cultures alike but more often that not, the very people we had the privilege of travelling with.

The days spent in the midst of the Indian ocean got me thinking about the beauty of nature and the little beings we are and the growing, unhealthy relationship we now harbour with our incessant obsession with smartphones, tablets etc. Guilty? I know I at times, I am, terribly.

Blessed to have had this getaway! Till the next time, beautiful atolls!

Source: All pictures by me!


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