Lots of people have asked me what the best part of our holiday was and I honestly can't answer, there were so many sights and moments that we locked into our memory to re-live again and again.
That very first moment we saw an island through the plane window as we came in to land at Male airport. The first swim in the turquoise blue water, clear enough to see little fishes darting around your feet. Slowly waking from an afternoon nap under the dappled shade of a palm tree. Sitting on the deck watching the black clouds of a tropical storm roll in across the sea. Dancing in the rain. Winding our way back to our room after an evening at the open air beach bar.
Our holiday wouldn't have been as wonderful without the hard work of all the staff. Every person, whether a waiter, a gardener or a maintenance man would stop what they were doing to speak to us, asking how our day was, if we were enjoying our holiday. They were always smiling, ever helpful and we were so grateful for all the little touches.
Maldives, we hope to walk on your shores again some day.