Ari Atoll, Maldives Ari Atoll, referring to the largest atoll of the Maldives, located in the east of the archipelago. Number of islands of the atoll - about 70. They also include the shoals, of which continue to develop the island. 26 of the islands is a resort areas, and 18 - are populated by indigenous people of the Maldives. The main occupation of the population Ari Atoll are hunting for turtles, sail making, collecting coral and engraving. Also bolshinstvo local residents - an excellent fisherman, known for their skill in hunting for sharks from the fat which is extracted a special oil to lubricate the wooden boats.

The atoll is located approximately 100 km from Male airport. Seaplane to Ari Atoll... Read more

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