Sun-clad pristine beaches are what most think of when the country Maldives is mentioned. However little know about the local population.
Each inhabited island is the equivalent to a small village. Each island will usually have a school, a mosque, a police station, one or two milk bars, and if you’re lucky a café serving tea and short eats where only men venture in.
Children are never taught to swim, only a few of the rebellious ones learn on their own. During the days the woman gather outside of their houses and can spend hours chatting or just sitting and watching life go by. Oh, and there is a great love for football across the islands.