I Married A Travel Agent.

The Adventures of a (once) Reluctant Traveller

Off to Landaa Giravaaru

Our prize-of-a-lifetime, trip for two to the Maldives was doubly sweet.  Spending 3 nights in the beautiful Kuda Huura Hotel was only just the beginning.  The next leg of the journey, was a four night stay in the exclusive Four Seasons resort, Landaa Giravaaru.

It was sad to say goodbye to the Kuda Huura, and we were given a wonderful send-off.  Yet there was a sense of excitement for what was next in store.

restaurant

Not an easy place to leave…

see you soon

I hope so….

Our transfer was in a tiny Maldivian Sea-Plane.  This in itself was an incredible experience!  I have never taken-off or landed in the sea before!  It was all a bit of an adventure, to say the least.  We had to wear ear plugs that looked a bit like cheesy Watsits!

cheesy watsits

Cheesy Watsits!

captain

About to take-off!

flying about

Flying over the Maldives is an astonishing sight.  Atol after atol like shimmering pearls amidst the irridescent jewel-like ocean.

birds eye view

Atol after atol…

Around 40 minutes later, our destination came into view.  We had certainly arrived in style!

landaa

Birds Eye View of the Landaa Giraavaru

Two years  later, I still look back and pinch myself.

Categories: Maldives, 2016

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