Vaadhoo islands, Maldives By: Alex Cheatham

Things To Do

If you like laying around and relaxing a cruse boat is for you. One of the things that you can do is go on a cruse boat. There are as many as 150 cruse boats also known as liveaboards and safari boats.

Cruse Boat

If you like diving down deep into water the Maldives is the place to go. You can dive down and check out a sunken ship and you can swim in a drift dive. Drift diving is a type of scuba diving where the diver is transported by the water movement caused by the tide, an ocean current or in a river.

Sunken Ship

Local Details

Plants and Animals

There are giant plankton eating fish in the ocean that are as big Double-Decker buses. The agriculture one the Maldives consumes of Coconuts, corn, sweet potatoes, and fish. Other animals you might see are the baby reef shark, they are often spotted in the shallow resort lagoon while more mature reef sharks including white tips and black tips are usually in the drop-offs and channels.

Plants and Animals

The Water

You can see 150 ft in front of you when you are under water. The waters surrounding the Vaadhoo islands are consumed of many tiny plankton make the water glow. Also if you enjoy surfing, surfing season is between May and October, you can go surfing whenever you want but the waves may be more shallow.

Under Water

Info

Size

The Maldives is made up of a chain of 1,200 islands and only 200 are inhabited. Imagine if you could have your own island to your self. The population of the Maldives is approximately 394,500 people it is the smallest population in Asia. A plane ticket from Chicago to the Maldives would be around $1,087 for one person. the president of the Maldives is Abdulla Yameen.

Maldives

History

People from India and Sri Lanka inhabited the Maldives by the fifth century BC. The earliest written history of the Maldives is marked by the arrival of Sinhalese people, who were descended from the exiled Magadha Prince Vijaya from the ancient city known as Sinhapura.

Culture

The official religion of the Maldives is called Sunni Islam. The official Language of the Maldives is called Dhivehi. The Maldivians have their own holiday which is called independence day it is placed on July, 26. independence day meaning they didn't have to listen to the British any more and could do what they want.

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Credits:

Created with images by Easa Shamih (iZZo) | P.h.o.t.o.g.r.a.p.h.y - "My Home, My Nation (Maldives)"

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