My Maldives Trip in 48 Instagrams (And a Club Med Digital Watch for YOU!)

MissMalini , 16 Apr 2013

 I have a super simple contest just for you, give me a creative name for this shade of blue :)

What do you call a blue THIS blue?!
What do you call a blue THIS blue?!
Club Med watch
Club Med watch

That right! Win this awesome digital watch that I picked up especially for you from the Club Med Kani boutique! Just come up with a special shades of blue to describe the color of the ocean water, leave me a comment below (and be sure to mention your city.)

Psst! You can also tweet your answers (with the hashtag #clubmedlife) to @MissMalini & @ClubMedIn. xoxo

So I prepped for my trip with a little shopping (and borrowing!)

#DesiGirlTraveler
#DesiGirlTraveler
#DesiGirlTraveler
#DesiGirlTraveler

Left all my flammables at home…

Kochi airport
Kochi airport

And I blogged all the way to the plane!

#DesiGirlTraveler
#DesiGirlTraveler

And was surprised to find Kochi airport had very few people…

#DesiGirlTraveler
#DesiGirlTraveler

But quite a few animals!

Kochi airport
Kochi airport
Kochi airport
Kochi airport

And a culture shock for Nowshie :)

Kochi airport
Kochi airport

Until finally our travel companions arrived!

Surelee & Sujal
Surelee & Sujal

And assured me that despite it’s size, this was NOT a toy plane!

#DesiGirlTraveler
#DesiGirlTraveler
#DesiGirlTraveler
#DesiGirlTraveler
#DesiGirlTraveler
#DesiGirlTraveler

In fact, I learned quite a few things on my flight! (Like Napoleon said this, did you know that?)

wisdom
wisdom

And that you can’t bring dogs into The Maldives. (among other things!)

Maldives rules
Maldives rules

And then my heart stopped.

The Maldives
The Maldives

And we had finally arrived. Yay!

The Maldives
The Maldives

And the city, she loves me…

Male, Maldives
Male, Maldives

It was just so brilliantly blue!

The Maldives
The Maldives
The Maldives
The Maldives

Would you believe the water was THIS shallow for as far as you could see?

The Maldives
The Maldives
The Maldives
The Maldives

And we were going to spend THREE whole days at Club Med Kani!!!

Club Med Kani desk
Club Med Kani desk

These are my friends on the speed boat that took us there…

club med speed boat
club med speed boat

And I saw the sign :)

club med speed boat
club med speed boat

THIS was Club Med Kani.

Club med Kani
Club med Kani
Club med Kani
Club med Kani
Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani

So of course we immediately got comfy :)

Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani

Love the attention to detail :)

Club med Kani
Club med Kani

Like this random heart someone had left in the grass for no reason <3

Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani

And a 150 year old Banyan Tree at the center of the village!

Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani

And just so many things to see and do!

Club med Kani
Club med Kani

Like make Puff Puff t-shirts…

puff puff tees
puff puff tees

Go sailing, snorkelling, or diving. (and Kayaking too!)

Snorkeling
Snorkeling
Snorkeling
Snorkeling
Snorkeling
Snorkeling

And watch the ocean for the dolphins because they’ll come out and play!

sailing
sailing

Eat every kind of cuisine…

See, food!
See, food!

Or just relax on the beach…

Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani

Dress up and dance…

Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani

Or just enjoy the show!

Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani
Club Med Kani

Photo opps are a given… :)

self photo - Club Med Kani
self photo – Club Med Kani

A Swensen’s ice-cream on the way back will help cheer you up if you’re sad about leaving…

ice cream
ice cream

And hopefully you’ll come back looking like this!

MissMalini & Nowshad
MissMalini & Nowshad

Good luck for the contest! xoxo

See also:

Video Tour: Club Med Kani, Maldives
#DesiGirlTraveler, Next Stop Club Med!
Things to Do in Male, Maldives (Pickup Truck Taxi & Day Tripping)
Photo Tour: Club Med Kani, Maldives

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