The main danger in Male' is posed by the mopeds that seem to appear from nowhere at great speeds. Keep your wits about you and look around before crossing the road. Crime against travellers is not unknown, but it is quite rare. Pickpocketing is probably the biggest threat, particularly in crowded shopping areas and around the markets; but again, it is not common. The main annoyance in Male' is the lack of alcohol. If you really want a drink, take the ferry from Jetty No 1 to the Hulhule' Island Hotel (plOO) near the airport.
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