Maldives

Palm Tree Night

Maldives

Posted: March 2, 2011

Fish chirrup! On the reef while snorkeling, I heard 2 sounds created by the sea life: fish crunching constantly on coral, the strange burbly sounds that happened now and then. I couldn’t see any indication of what was making the sounds, and underwater sounds are very hard for humans to tell which direction they are […]

Minnaret

Maldives

Posted: February 8, 2011

The young adult version of blowing bubbles is smoking a sheesha. Below I walk down a path in Vaavu between houses. Life on the island is audible. One night we were honored to listen to a group of young men playing drums and singing traditional songs. Although this was one of the most powerful things […]

Palm Tree and Beach

Maldives

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I am in the Maldives for 2 weeks. This country is a group of islands southwest of India. Google-map the country and zoom way in! Here is my sound journal for this tropical Island paradise. It is broken into 3 parts: my experiences, a brief into to Maldevian politics, and some phrases in dhivehi. And […]