In case you're wondering about the title of this post, it comes from a line in the movie Forget Paris (props Angie!). Debra Winger's dad comes to live with her and her husband, Billy Crystal. As they drive down the road, her dad reads every sign along the road out loud, one of them being the Toyota dealership sign. It seemed appropriate since so many of you have been asking for more pictures. So, "You want it, you got it, Maldives!"
Yesterday, I made it to the orchid house! I was completely blown away. There were two whole greenhouses full of orchids. I don't really know a lot about orchids, other than they are very difficult to grow and you have to know a lot about them in order to be successful in growing them.
Last night we had an Asian buffet (no not Ana's Asian buffet!), a real Asian buffet. It was wonderful! I had to workout extra hard this morning to make up for it.
I will let the pictures of the past several days speak for themselves.
Our beach villa at Taj Exotica Resort
Giant Elephant Ear
Tomb of one of the former Maldive Kings
Bougainvillea covered walkway in the king's garden
Islamic tower and the symbol of the Maldives
Islamic prayer center
Common pothos ivy. This is your most common house plant.
Flag of the Maldives
Fish Market. Yellow Fin Tuna.
Little shore bird at the resort
Leaving Taj Exotica
Yacht outside of Male. It was MASSIVE!
Our villa at the Soneva Gili Resort
Glass floor in the villa
Open air shower over the water of our villa.
Lounging area on top of villa.
Other villas at Soneva Gili. Their motto is "No News, No Shoes!"
Infinity pool at Soneva Gili
Palm Trees at Soneva Gili
Soneva Gili Lone Palm Sunset
Yes, I actually went parasailing!
Sting Ray in water at the Tapasake Japanese Restaurant at the One and Only Resort
Beach villa at the One and Only
School of little minnows in front of the villa
Life is good!
One and Only signature orchid
Other orchids from the orchid house
Whew! That was exhausting! Think I'll go to the beach!