Shoeless pilot

After landing in the small airport island of Male in the Maldives, I await my flight on to the Hilton Rangali, a ‘hotel island’ in the Maldives, off the coast ofSri Lanka. The Maldives are a series of atolls of land, only approximately 80 of which are large enough to hold hotels on them.  On to the dock walks a young guy with no shoes on, and his shirt untucked, wearing a pilot’s shirt and says “you ready to go?”  Am I ready […]

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