The Maldives: A Tail of Three Islands

Mar 12-20, 2017 Part 2: MaafushiThe only way we could make it to our public ferry to Maafushi was to take a speed boat from Mahibadhoo to Malé and as luck would have it, the sun was shining brightly and the sea was still and calm. Maafushi is an inhabited island used to tourism, with up … Continue reading The Maldives: A Tail of Three Islands

The Maldives: A Tail of Three Islands

Mar 12-20, 2017 Part 1: MahibadhooWhat do you think of when someone mentions the Maldives? Pristine islands with fine white sand and countless shades of turquoise and blue waters? Honeymoon villas built over the water fit for Beyoncé and Jay-Z (who Tracy reminds me honeymooned here back in 2008)? A conservative Muslim country with sharia … Continue reading The Maldives: A Tail of Three Islands

Istuh-tee Sri Lanka

Mar 10-12, 2017 From ancient cities to the temperate hill country to the beautiful and tranquil southern beaches, Sri Lanka really has it all and, unfortunately, our time there was drawing to a close.  Our final stop was Galle, a UNESCO World Heritage city and remnant of Sri Lanka's colonial past. The Portuguese first set up … Continue reading Istuh-tee Sri Lanka

Sleep, Eat, Beach, Repeat: The Chronicles of Tragic Tracy

Mar 2-9, 2017 The first rule of traveling is never to check the weather where you are going; the forecast will always be very grim, especially if you are heading to the beach. We were heading to 6 different beaches and low and behold, The Weather Network estimated 6 consecutive days of rain. Judging by how it … Continue reading Sleep, Eat, Beach, Repeat: The Chronicles of Tragic Tracy