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IN THE MALDIVES, COKE IS MADE WITH SALT WATER, VIRGINS WERE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE AND A SIP OF THE LOCAL LOVE POTION BEFORE YOUR BIG CIRCUMCISION PARTY COULD BRING A LIFETIME OF HAPPINESS
AND THEY'LL EAT A LOT OF OYSTERS IN BETWEEN
Maldivians take isitri, a love potion, during courtship and drink varitoli, its antidote, to repel their spouses when they wish to get divorced.
ODDLY ENOUGH, HE BORE A STRONG RESEMBLANCE TO WILT CHAMBERLAIN
According to legend, before the Maldives converted to Islam in 1153, young virgins were left in a temple as a sacrifice to appease the malevolent sea jinni Rannamaari.
ON THE UPSIDE, WHOEVER INVENTS THE FLOATING MOVING VAN IS GOING TO MAKE A MINT
If the most dire predictions about global warming are correct, large parts of the Maldives will be completely submerged within 200 years.
THINGS GO BETTER WITH SALT
The Maldives is home to the only Coca-Cola bottling plant that uses salt water as a primary ingredient.
HIT IT WHERE YOU VISUALIZE THEY AIN'T
Bashi is a popular girls' game in which one player stands with her back to the net and smacks a tennis ball backward over her head. A team of girls on the other side tries to catch it.
GRIP IT AND RIP IT!
Circumcision is a major event in a boy's life and the occasion of tremendous celebration. The ceremony is performed when a boy is around six, and often several boys will undergo the rite at the same time so their families can chip in on the party, which can last three days—about how long it takes the men of the hour to recover.
LOOK FOR A RECIPE IN THE NEXT ISSUE OF MARTHA STEWART BARFING
The buffet of appetizers in a Maldivian caf�—"short eats"—may include white cake with a brown topping made of coconut cream and fried onion icing.
SO, WOULD STACEY WILLIAMS BE BANNED BECAUSE 1) SHE'S IN HER UNDERWEAR OR 2) SHE'S AN IDOL OF WORSHIP?
No alcohol, pork, narcotics, dogs, firearms, spear guns, idols of worship or magazines showing women in their underwear can be brought into the country.