Maldives 2009: Photos 2
Around the island, showing the erosion on the western side
The beach has completely disappeared from here in front of the watersports centre. You now have to collect your snorkelling gear from the door at the back.
The roots of this large tree beside reception have been almost completely exposed by the waves.
Sandbag walls protecting a corner of Reception. During stormy weather before our arrival, waves were coming into reception.
Building a sandbag wall in front of rooms 1 to 6.
In front of rooms 1 to 6.
Map of the island in Reception. The map is old - the staff areas in the middle of the island have been extended right up to the bungalows at the top between the ten o'clock and two o'clock positions.
Map at the watersports centre, showing the snorkelling areas.