Local Ferry in the Maldives

img_4190Spending some time in the Maldives (my 62nd country). This nation consists of 1000+ islands in the middle of the Indian ocean southwest of Sri Lanka
Few of the citizens of the Maldives ride between the islands in private seaplanes or speedboats. They use a network of ferries.

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Here is our ferry from the island of Maafushi to the capital Male. Route 311 operates six days a week and is operated  by MTCC (Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc). It costs around $US3 for the 90 minute ride.

Passing traffic:

Arriving in the capital Male:

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A very relaxing way to get around in a very relaxing place on earth.

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