Foto Friday: Flooding Streets in Male, Maldives

Foto Friday: Flooding Streets in Male, Maldives

Every Friday I’ll be sharing a photo from someplace in my travels.

This week’s photo is of Flooding Streets in Male, Maldives.

Arriving in Male, it was pitch black. We set our alarms early in hopes of exploring the city, only to have our plans foiled by pouring rain. After waiting in hopes of the rain letting up, we decided to go out anyways.

Drenched from head to toe, we wandered aimlessly as the streets of Male began flooding. Scooters and cars zipped through the flooding streets without a second of hesitation. To the locals, it was another ordinary day.

Maldives - Nov 2013

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  1. December 24, 2013 / 1:03 am

    I imagine Male floods pretty quickly since it is so flat there.

    • Beth Williams
      December 27, 2013 / 2:11 pm

      It did! It was completely dry when we arrived only to be flooded a few hours later.

  2. December 23, 2013 / 10:42 am

    Ahh, this photo reminds me of the rainy season in Chiang Mai! I’ve been caught out in the rain on my bike, and before you know it the water is a foot deep and murky black.

    • Beth Williams
      December 27, 2013 / 2:04 pm

      Although I’ll be visiting during the ridiculously hot season, I can’t wait to finally visit Chiang Mai!