Flying Over Maldives

by Mridula on April 10, 2014

in Lumia 1020,Maldives,Videos

I knew Maldives was beautiful but I didn’t know it was this beautiful. So, if you live in India haul yourself to Maldives at the first opportunity with your dear ones. You will find flights from Kochi cheaper. Even from Delhi as I booked in advance I got 17 thousand Indian rupees as the return fare. It was the same for Lakshadweep, Andaman and Male. Though I have not been to Lakshadweep I would recommend Maldives over Andaman any day. As for my costs, I visited a budget island, Maafushi and for two people it was almost as expensive as my going to Andaman alone. I am smitten by Maldives. After South Africa this is the second country where I thought of applying as a college professor. Let me send my kid to college! Sigh, which is such a long time away.

In Maldives one of the most expensive expenditures is the speed boat transfer. And even though local ferries are incredible fun, they are very few and far between. Also every one accepts the US Dollar as currency on the islands. My nephew had local currency which we used for ferry and having coffee at Male.

Now there are a lot of pending stories, while I am really looking forward to not traveling for next two weeks. I never thought I would ever say these words but I am also looking forward to not seeing the insides of a plane for the next two weeks. There I said it.

It has been three weeks of continuous travel, first to Finland then to Rajasthan and now Maldives. Even though I know I am incredibly lucky as the first two trips were invitations, it  does take a toll. So while I try and recover a bit, you enjoy my video of flying over Maldives.

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{ 16 comments… read them below or add one }

Cynosure April 12, 2014 at 4:37 pm

That’s Amazing…!!!


Mridula April 12, 2014 at 11:47 pm

Thank you.


The Young Bigmouth April 11, 2014 at 9:23 pm

You can make the angels jealous. They must be flying slower ….


Mridula April 12, 2014 at 2:55 pm

Ha ha head over I say, it is visa on arrival. :D


Indrani April 11, 2014 at 3:50 pm

That is a very beautiful view. Hope my trip works out.


Mridula April 11, 2014 at 4:39 pm

Let me know if I can help in any way. You will love it, the kids will love it.


sneha April 11, 2014 at 12:33 pm

wow nice place and very nice pic …..nice photshoot


Mridula April 11, 2014 at 4:41 pm

Thank you Sneha.


Jayanta Tewari April 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm

A beautiful post with the video…


Mridula April 11, 2014 at 4:42 pm

Thank you Jayanta.


Ankita Sinha (@ankionthemove) April 11, 2014 at 10:02 am

Bought back my memories tooo..Maldives is very very beautiful isn’t it?Oh how I wish I could settle there :)


Mridula April 11, 2014 at 4:43 pm

Me too, after we put the kid through college!


Niranjan April 11, 2014 at 12:02 am

Excellent view of the gorgeous islands. I too had an aerial view of Maldives while flying over it to Mauritius. Would love to visit Maldives some day. Seems like slowly its getting away from resort tourism. Nice to know that you dont have to be on a resort island while visiting Maldives. Would love to read more from your stories.


Mridula April 11, 2014 at 4:43 pm

Niranjan just go there, like now!


Deepa April 10, 2014 at 7:41 pm

Amazing. It must be a nice experience to see and feel such a beautiful view :)


Mridula April 11, 2014 at 4:45 pm

Yes Deepa, I knew it was beautiful, but didn’t know it was this beautiful!


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