Nico and I spent about a week in the Maldives for
SCUBA diving. We stayed at the
Kurumba Village resort on the
North Male atoll.
Clearly it's hard to have a Three Amigos dive
trip without the third amigo (Jerry), who couldn't make it on this
trip. However, he has seen the error of his ways and assures
us that he will miss no future adventures. Which is good,
because all the paperwork required to revoke one's Amigo status is a
real pain in the neck.
Looking back over my dive log, the consensus
about the resort was: good food, good dive operation, nice
accommodations (except for intermittent hot water). The diving
was generally excellent, with one big exception: bad visibility.
We happened to visit during the two months of bad vis due to
plankton growth, resulting in visibility in the 45 - 60 foot range.
However, the big upside to the plankton was that it attracts manta