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"You simply must see life..." Maldives Things to Do Tip by steventilly

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You simply must see life outside of the resort island, either by visiting a local inhabited island or the capital of Maldives, Male. It would be nice to visit both, as Male is not truly representative of a typical maldive island.

While we were there we visited 4 different inhabited islands, two of them small and 'traditional', the third more 'industrialised' with not only a Coca-Cola factory, but also a large Tuna canning plant. This island seemed wealthier than the other two Islands, and finally Male, the capital.

Directions: This picture is taken on the Island of Dhiffushi, the local island near to Meeru which relies on servicing the tourist resorts and on its traditional fishing and boat building. About 700 people live o
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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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