On the Web

This site is called the Virtual Lagoon. There are two major sections to this site: the first covers Maldives at-a-glance, and the second concentrates on Maldives tourism. A nice site. Check it out if you're curious about the Maldives.

Here is the 1995 World Factbook page on Maldives.

Here's a United Nations site on Maldives. Contains statistical and reference information on Communications, People, Government, Economy, and Geography. Has some nice photos interspersed as well.

Here's another UN page, entitled Climate Change and the special concerns of coastal areas and small island states. Rising oceans are, naturally, a big concern in Maldives. The whole country could be gone in 30 years.

Lonely Planet Publications has info on Maldives at their web site.

Here's Yahoo's page on Maldives.

Here's the the UK Commonwealth web site's page, covering the geography, society, communications, transport, legal system, macro-economics and finance, physical economy, travel information, history, and constitutional structure of the Republic of Maldives.

Here's a site called, with something called "Maldives - The Last Paradise".

Here is a link to the Kuredu Island Resort in the Lhaviyani Atoll.

Here's Wolfgang Exler's home page. It also has a link to information on Kuredu Island Resort Lhaviyani Atoll as well as Tauchinsel Remshalden. His page is also available in German.

Maldives Travelogues

Here's Helen Pederslie's Maldives and Sri Lanka travelogue.


Here's an account and a photo album of Ian Rhodes and Lisa Sheard's Wedding in Thudufushi, Maldives.

In Print

ISLANDS, May/June 1996 --- "Atoll Story: Are Maldives too Good to be True?" a photo essay, starting on page 58. Lots of photos. One wishes the story was 100 more pages long.

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