Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – The Blues and Whites of the Maldives
Mar30

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – The Blues and Whites of the Maldives

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If the Indian Ocean country of the Maldives had national colors beyond the red and green that dominate their flag, I would be tempted to guess that they would be blue and white. An archipelago nation consisting of 26 atolls which in turn contain more than 1000 coral islands, escaping the white sand and blue water is nearly impossible. Add to that the fact that the highest point on the island is just under eight feet high (with an...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Finding Shade in the Maldives
Mar09

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Finding Shade in the Maldives

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Maldives … blah blah blah … beautify beaches … blah blah blah … most liked image. Trying to come up with new ways to describe the beaches that adorn the islands of the Maldives becomes background noise after a while, especially coming from an unoriginal hack such as myself. This image is unique, however, in its ability to pull you into the picturesque scene. I find myself gazing into the pool-like blue water, my thoughts and...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – A Maldives Sandbar
Jan26

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – A Maldives Sandbar

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Whether you call it a sandbar (or sand bar), shoal, ridge or bank, one thing’s for sure – when a beach bar isn’t available, it will do just fine. The Maldives are known for their luxurious resorts and over water bungalows but if someone came along and asked me if I wanted to hang out here for a while, I’d be hard pressed to turn them down. It might get better than this but not by much. To download the high...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – A Maldives Escape
Oct20

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – A Maldives Escape

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What can I say about the Maldives that I haven’t said multiple times on this blog before? Well, nothing, and as is typically the case, this image of an unknown beach in this Indian Ocean paradise was the most liked “beach pic of the day” post from the last week on my Facebook page. Maybe it’s the white sand or the blue water or the I-swear-they’re-swaying-palm trees that clinched it. Or maybe it’s just the fact that people really...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Over the Water in the Maldives
Jun23

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Over the Water in the Maldives

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It’s almost inevitable at this point – share an image of the Maldives and it’s going to be the most liked “beach pic of the day” post on my Facebook page. This week is no exception as this image of an overwater bungalow in the Maldives was the most liked image from the past week. Forget that there’s no actual beach in the picture – it’s the Maldives and you have views like this one. To download the high resolution version of the image...

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