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Maafushi ~ The village of guest houses

Posted in Island Life, Scene, tourism, Travel by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on August 13, 2014

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IMG_0083eMaafushi is the local island of 32 guest houses with nearly 600 beds.

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Sh. Komandoo

Posted in information, Island Life, Uncategorized by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on November 10, 2005

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Scenes from Shaviyani Komandoo. These pictures took on September 2005.

Komandoo (Dhivehi: ކޮމަންޑޫ) Code c-13 is one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the North Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives.
Komandoo is one of the islands of Shaviyanil Atoll. Situated 213 km North West of Male’, the island measures 315 meters in length and 250 meters in width. Komandoo is the smallest in size of about 9 hectares but the second most populated island in Shaviyani Atoll with a current population of about 1,900 people.
Shaviyani Atoll Education Centre is the biggest school in the atoll. Students can join at grade 1 at the age of 7 years and complete their A’ Levels at the end of their 12th grade at this school. Those students doing A’ Levels can complete Commerce stream for their studies at Shaviyani Atoll Education Centre.
Services provided by the Health Center include blood transfusion, E.C.G, laboratory investigations and family planning. Other services available in Komandoo include speed boat rental services, Wireless internet connection, and cable TV service.
Komandoo is one of the special islands in the Maldives. There are 3 community associations including PSA(Past Students Association), AKYD(Komandoo Youth Development Association)and KMG(Komandoo Fishermens Association). They have special things uncommon to other islands. Konmandoo have their own facilities including Electricity, TV.station, desalination water plant,FM radio, slipway and their own phone network .

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Sh. Funadhoo

Posted in information, Island Life by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on November 8, 2005

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Scenes from Shaviyani Funadhoo. These pictures took on September 2005.

Funadhoo (Dhivehi: ފުނަދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives.
Its the central, capital district of Shaviyani Atoll, from 2011 by the order of the Majestrate Court of Shaviyani Atoll, after it has been changed to Sh. Milandhoo in 2009 by the government. It was the capital of Shaviyani Atoll till 26 October 2009.
Funadhoo is a very common Maldivian place name and is derived from the Dhivehi name for the tree Calophyllum inophyllum (or Funa) which grows on the shores of some islands.

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Sh. Foakaidhoo

Posted in Island Life by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on November 1, 2005

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Scenes from Shaviyani Foakaidhoo. These pictures took on September 2005.

Foakaidhoo (Dhivehi: ފޯކައިދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives.
Foakaidhoo was one of the islands damaged during the great cyclone of 1821 that hit the northern atolls of the Maldives. This was during the reign of Sultan Muhammad Mueenuddeen I.

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Sh. Feevah

Posted in Culture, Island Life by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on October 16, 2005

Sh. Feevah

Feevah1Deferent scenes from Shaviyani Feevah. These pictures taken on September 2005.

Feevah (Dhivehi: ފީވައް) is one of the inhabited islands of Shaviyani Atoll administrative and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives.
The island has had its fair share of natural disasters. Feevah was the southern most island which was affected by the August 1815 earthquakes that shook the northernmost islands of the Maldives. The island was later severely damaged by the great cyclone of 1821. In modern history, the Boxing Day Tsunami of 2004 damaged the island and has affected agriculture on the island- the main occupation of its inhabitants.

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Sh. Feydhoo

Posted in History, information, Island Life, Scene by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on October 10, 2005

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Scenes from Shaviyani Feydhoo. These pictures took on September 2005.

Feydhoo (Dhivehi: ފޭދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of the Shaviyani Atoll administrative division and geographically part of the Miladhummadulhu Atoll in the Maldives. Feydhoo is located in the centre of the atoll between the channel called Noomara Kandu and the island of Bileffahi.
Feydhoo was severely damaged during the cyclone of 1821 that hit the northern atolls of the Maldives. This was during the reign of Sultan Muhammad Mueenuddeen I.

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N. Landhoo

Posted in History, information, Island Life by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on August 6, 2005

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Scenes from Noonu Landhoo. These pictures took on May 2005.

Landhoo (Dhivehi: ލަންދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Southern Miladhunmadulhu Atoll, administrative code Noonu Atoll.
This island has large ruins from the historical Maldivian Buddhist era. On the northwest side of the island there is an ancient mound known as “Maabadhige Haitha” by the local people. This are the ruins of a Buddhist Stupa. The diameter of the mound is 292 feet and the height is 28 feet.
The remains in this island are probably the single most important Buddhist ruins in the Northern region of the Maldives.

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N. Foddhoo

Posted in Culture, Island Life by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on June 2, 2005

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Scenes from Noonu Foddhoo. These pictures took on May 2005.

Foddhoo (Dhivehi: ފޮއްދޫ) is one of the inhabited islands of Noonu Atoll. The island is named after the Fonga Gas (tree) which was one of a king in the world. It was visited by many foreign traveler, and the island’s Feili (a cloth worn by Maldivians) was know as Dhera Feili.

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N. Holhudhoo

Posted in information, Island Life by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on May 28, 2005

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Scenes from Noonu Holhudhoo. These pictures took on May 2005.