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My Top 3 Travel Destinations

For as long as I can remember, travelling has given me tingles down my spine and an overwhelming sense of happiness.

I love everything about it – from the weirdly nervous feeling I get when I book my tickets, to the stressful last-minute shopping sprees to find all the holiday essentials and of course, the frantic packing at 4am in the morning. 959 more words

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Underwater World

…as seen through the lens of Pipistrelle’s snorkelling team!

Progressing south through the azure blue atolls we have captured more wonderfully colourful marine life.  While most can be identified through our own knowledge and by referring to books we have on board, we rely on external input from our friend and expert, Oliver Straub for correction and 100% accuracy. 251 more words

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STOP PRESS - VANUATU

Uppermost in our minds over the past few days as we cruise through the beautiful atolls of The Maldives, is that picturesque island chain of Vanuatu which has very sadly been devastated by Cyclone Pam.   144 more words

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Sun and Snorkelling in The Maldives

Idyllic spot?

Who could resist diving from Pipistrelle into the tempting crystal clear waters of these islands?

So we’re getting way ahead of ourselves here, and publishing this post out of sequence.   268 more words

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The Slowest Passage Ever!

Pipistrelle sails from Sri Lanka to The Maldives

The passage south from Trincomalee along the east coast of Sri Lanka is best undertaken with northerly winds, as a northerly flowing current of up to 2.2 knots was running when we left on 28th February.  308 more words

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Future Traveler-I Want to Buy an Island! (The Maldives)

Hey travelers!

A colleague of mine asked me if my long-term dreams consist of buying an island. I told him that if I suddenly won the lottery and/or found a rich man then I’m sure buying an island would be on my to do list. 329 more words

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The Maldives - Cocoa Island, COMO

The Maldives

It’s obvs paradise and whenever I see anyone’s holiday pictures I feel intense pangs of jealousy. WHY NOT ME? WHY AM I LONDON, IN THE RAIN WITH ALL THE OTHER MISERABLE SODS. 419 more words

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