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Located at Male, the number seven spot is the National Musuem of Maldives. The building houses a lot of different kinds of historical artifacts that reflect the history of the country. The original museum was the old 3-story museum that is the only remaining part of the Maldivian Royal Palace. The new museum is built and designed by the Chinese Government, and is where eventually the artifacts from the old museum would move to. It was declared as the official National Museum on July 26, 2010. If you want to know more about Maldivian artifacts and the rich story behind each, this is the perfect place to go.

Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu She managed to calm down after her giggles turned into soft laughter which she muffled by covering , to not disturb the other visitors. „That‘s a good thing, right?“ When he suddenly stopped walking and was staring at her, Joohyun tilted her head a little to the side upon hearing his words. „Oh you won‘t have to share me with anyone, Gu“,she smiled back at him, leaning forward to place a chaste kiss to his cheek before taking his hand again.
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun "Ready for-" He cut himself off and made a sound that was caught somewhere between a dumbfounded sputter and a laugh, releasing her hand just so he could toss the arm around her shoulders in a brief hug instead. "Something tells me you'll really keep me on my toes," he said before humming thoughtfully. He stopped walking so he could really look at her. "A bunny..I guess I can see it, but I want something special just for me. I don't like sharing," he said, wrinkling his nose like a kid. before smiling. "So, arctic fox it is~"
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu „Oh Gu, a-are you sure we are ready for that yet?“,she cupped her cheek with her other hand as they passed some people who were looking at them, her face cracking finally into a smile as she couldn‘t hold the act up anymore, bursting into small giggle. „Just kidding, I only have pure intentions too.“ Joohyun blinked as her husband compared her to her favorite animal. „Really now? I was often compared to a bunny, but I don‘t know why.“
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun Donggu blinked, confusion written all across his features before her meaning registered and he let out a dramatic but soft, scandalized gasp while bringing his hand up to cover his mouth. "Impudent thoughts? Me? No, no," he chuckled and wagged a pointing finger at her. "I think that might be you with the dirty thoughts, Joo Joo. My intentions were completely pure." He smiled and nodded along as she spoke her favorite animal, letting out a soft chuckle at the irony of how she described them. "Elegant but cute? Then...would that make you an arctic fox?" he asked, brows raised in interest.
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu Holding back a grin, she covered and glanced away, pretending to be innocent when she heard her husband‘s response. „I never knew you had such.. impudent thoughts, Gu“,Joohyun continued to , glancing away. „Shapeshiftung sounds like a good choice. Hmm... I would say arctic fox, I like how pure and elegant they look, plus how cute they are.“
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun "Oh?" he asked, head tilted as he went along with her act. "Can't wait~" Despite the joking tone to his voice, the sentiment was true as he was genuinely looking forward to getting to know her more past little 20 questions inquiries. He wanted to witness all of the little habits and nuances that made up Bae Joohyun. Or Yoon, now. Just that thought alone had his heart running a marathon and he barely registered the question. "Hm? Ah...maybe shapeshifting. I could be a cat one day, decide that I want shorter hair the next. It'd be really cool." He continued thinking on it for a few moments after and then nodded. "Yeah, definitely shapeshifting. Favorite...animal?"
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu An amused chuckle slipped from her, she gave him a small, almost cheeky grin and decided to a bit. „I am, perhaps you‘ll see the other sided in the future“,she spoke up, winking at him before she nodded her head. „I also like Chicago a lot. Hmm.. I believe it‘s my turn, if you could choose a superpower which one would it be?“
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun Donggu smiled, lightly shaking his head at the question. "Noope. My wife's full of surprises, it seems," he said, a happy lilt to his voice. He listened to her speak, only taking his eyes off of her as they made their way up to the more modern displays. "Ah, I love West Side Story!" he responded, "I've watched it so many times, I could probably quote along with it."
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu His words made her heart race and she lightly bit down on her bottom lip, glancing at some small statues that they passed by. „You wouldn’t have thought that I have a nerdy side, no?“,she looked back at him, giving his hand a gentle squeeze as she heard him whining, „I sometimes enjoy musicals when I have the time to.. my favorite one is West Side Story.“
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun "Mm, call~ sounds good!" he replied, flashing a brief ok sign. "I'll go anywhere you want." He idly stuck his free hand into his pocket and listened to his wife attentively, or as attentively as he could as he also found himself more lost in looking at her than the artifacts surrounding them. He nodded in response to the question, accompanying it with a hum. "I love nerdy. It makes you that much more endearing," he said honestly before lightly air between his teeth once posed with the question. "There are so many movies-" he said, a soft childish whine escaping before he gave an extended sigh while thinking on it. "Okay. The Terror Live is my favorite non-Disney movie. It really kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. Do you like musicals? If so, favorite one?"
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu „But we can also go to the European cities after that, that would be nice too.“ She smiled back at him once she felt his gaze on her, clearing a little. „I do since my colleagues gave me one on my birthday, I started to collect those. You think so? Some would say it‘s kinda.. nerdy? And yes, wow that‘s a tough one.. I would have to say Beauty and the Beast. What‘s your favorite movie, non-disney wise?“
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun "Then, I'll take you to Hawaii," he replied with a firm, assuring nod. "It'll be our first destination." In between looking at the pieces in the security case they were passing by, he glanced at her and a small, fond smile settled on his face. He had the mind to lightly but the conversation was priority as they worked to get to know each other. "Ahh, yeah, I know them. You collect those? That's cute~ I collect records, if that wasn't obvious from the cafe type. So, you like Disney, then...Favorite movie?"
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu „I always wanted to try Hawaii‘s specialities out“,she spoke up, smiling more at the idea that she could visit those places one day and that she would have him by her side. That thought brought a faint blush to her cheeks but she brought her attention back on him. „Oh really? I do collect many things like magnets and disney figures, you know those pop! figures.“
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun A hum bubbled from his throat as he nodded in agreement. "Mint green is great," he replied, subconsciously starting to swing their hands as they walked through the museum at their own, casual pace. "I love Hawaii..or bright, sunny places in general. I've never been to Vienna or Barcelona though. Maybe we could go together one day," he said with a grin before thoughtfully tugging his lower lip in between his teeth. "That's a tough one!" he said after a few moments. "I don't think I really get souvenirs, honestly...I'd say photos. I take tons of pictures. Speaking of souvenirs, though, do you collect anything?"
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu Nodding her head firmly when he repeated her words, her smile widened at the thought of getting herself some lemon cake next time she passed that one cafe near her work place. „Jade Green is a really nice color or like mint green?“, Joohyun glanced away from him, continuing to look at the displays for a while until he came up with his next question. „That would be Hawaii, Vienna and Barcelona. Hmm... what‘s your favorite Souvenir to buy from a place that you visit?“
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun "Pizza?" he repeated with a smile. He hummed, nodding in agreement and mentioning how it was a good choice while also keeping the cupcakes in mind. The cafe was working on an updated menu, so he figured it'd be nice to include something his wife liked. At the question, he scrunched his nose in thought. "My favorite color is probably green, the lighter shades though. Like jade green is really pretty." He lightly puffed his cheeks while thinking of the next. "Okay, what are your top three travel dreams? Where do you want to go that you haven't yet?"
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu She blinked when she felt his arm around her shoulders, silently thanking him from shielding her from the group as she continued looking at the other things. „Huh? Sure“,she looked up, smiling back at him while nodding her head at his random suggestion, „Favorite food.. that would be Pizza and as for dessert, I really love lemon cakes, especially in the cupcake form. My turn.. what‘s your favorite color?“
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun "Yeah..." he started to say more but found himself momentarily distracted by a display of intricate wood carvings. When her presence moved closer, he instinctively curled an arm around her shoulders to keep her there and out of the path of the other, less-attentive museum-goers. Once they were completely passed, he even moved around to her other side so she'd be on the interior and safe from any other gaggles of people. "Okay, Joo, 20 questions," he said randomly, offering a smile and squeezing her hand as he reclaimed one. "So we can get to know each other....maybe 10...I'm good at going off on tangents." He chuckled sheepishly before continuing, "I'll go first. What's your favorite food and/or dessert?"
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu Joohyun glanced around in curiosity, amazed how the museum looked like from the inside and here she thought the exterior was already amazing. As soon as he took her hand again, she followed him downstairs before nodding her head. „It‘s really interesting to see and know how they used to live here“,she spoke up in a low tone, stepping closer to him when a small group passed by.
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun Little gestures always meant to most to Donggu; with one his most prominent love languages being physical affection, the hand squeeze caused him to beam, a bright grin settling on his lips as they entered the museum. He reluctantly let hers go just to pay for their entry tickets before reclaiming the appendage and starting to peruse the downstairs exhibit. "I've always loved stuff like this," he said, idly swinging their hands as they looked at the houseware and tools on display. "Just...being able to get an insight into how people lived back then is super fascinating to me."
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu When they finished the funny ones, she did also her favorite one: the tooth ache pose where she was cupping her cheeks with both hands. She thanked with duo with a bright smile, bowing her head before taking her camera back. „Mhm, let‘s go“,Joohyun spoke up and took his offered hand, giving it a gentle squeeze.
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun Noticing his wife's pose in the corner of his eye, Donggu couldn't help but let out a soft laugh and a small "cute" under his breath. They were convinced to do a few more poses, including just some normal ones before the makeshift photoshoot was over. "Thank you, have a great day!" he said, receiving the camera in both hands and bidding the two farewell. He handed it back to Joohyun and offered his hand so they could head inside. "Shall we?"
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu She pressed her lips together, lightly blushing when she felt his arm around her shoulders and continued to smile when the shots were taken before they had to do a funny pose. Since she wasn‘t very good at those, she put the back of her hand on her forehead, throwing her head back as she stretched her other arm out as if she was fainting.
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun Grinning happily as she went along with the idea, he made sure their hands were as close as possible to finish the heart. When the kind strangers asked them to get a bit closer, he allowed his interior arm to secure comfortably around her shoulders in a half hug and smiled for the picture. A couple were shot before they moved onto the next pose. For that, he stuck his tongue out and used a finger to tug on his lower lid.
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu Nodding her head once, she reached over to pat his arm. „Yea, let‘s look it up for before we hit the beach.“ She straightened her dress before looking at him as he did the heart pose, chuckling as she did the same but with her other arm; finishing the heart and smiled brightly for the camera.
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun The look that passed over Donggu's face was nothing short of utterly shocked at the new information, his eyes fluttering a few times in baffled blinks. "Really? Why? That's wild— let's look it up later." He nodded a bit, committing the task to memory because what a way to spend your honeymoon: getting in trouble for something so minuscule. It was his turn to laugh sheepishly at the compliment, a hand raising to rub at the back of his neck as he mumbled about her 'just saying that.' His lips pursed thoughtfully as he came up with some potential poses and he nodded, grin returning. "Alright, heart pose?" he asked, lifting one arm to form half of a heart.
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu „We could do that, but is it allowed? I mean I know some beaches don‘t allow it anymore.“ Upon hearing the compliment, she let out a sheepish chuckle and smoothed a hand down her dress, shrugging her shoulders a little, „Ah, thank you. Me too, I have to show off how good-looking my husband is.“ Waiting as he talked to the duo, she flashed them a thankful smile before handing them her camera. „Let‘s do a cute and then a silly one?“
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun "Ah, me either," he responded, lightly clasping his hands together. "We've got to make a sandcastle to really put our mark on the beach, alright?" She looked so excited to be there, so happy, and he got temporarily lost in that moment, deciding he wanted her to always be that way. He blinked, coming out of his reverie before nodding in a similar fashion. "Very true," he said. Pointing at her briefly as a chuckle left his lips, he partially joked, "Joo, you're the smart one in this relationship. That's more and more clear every day~ Plus, I need something for my lockscreen!" He looked around for someone friendly-looking before approaching a duo that didn't look too busy. After inquiring on whether or not they spoke English, and delighting to find that they did, he briefly explained their situation. Habitually dipping into a thankful bow, he allowed his wife to hand over her camera. "Okay, what poses should we do? Something cute? Silly, normal?"
Bae Joohyun 2 months ago
@Yoon Donggu Taking a few more pictures of the building, she lowered her camera before looking back at her husband. "I can't wait to hang out at the beach later",she flashed him a wide smile, glancing between the camera in her hands, then him and finally at the museum. "Oh, wait. Maybe we can ask someone to take some pictures of us? I mean it is our honeymoon.." Nodding her head firmly, she bit down on her bottom lip for a moment.
Yoon Donggu 2 months ago
@Bae Joohyun Donggu had always been a fan of nicer weather, winter being too cold for his tastes. So he was incredibly excited about the honeymoon destination, looking forward to diving, surfing, and, most of all, exploring the new place with his wife. Though a second to take things in would have been nice, seeing Joohyun's eagerness to get around had quickly dashed away any tiredness he felt and he happily changed into something more appropriate for the 28°C weather so they could go out to their first destination of choice: the national museum on Male. What better place to get to know the islands than somewhere that depicted its beginnings? A low whistle escaped him as they came upon the impressive structure, his hands tucked idly in the pockets of his shorts. "I know right? It's really nice," he agreed, with a grin as he looked around the area once more before his gaze landed on her. "Everything here is amazing." Noticing her taking pictures, he gestured between her and the museum. "Do you want me to take a few? So you can be in-shot."

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moriarty 1 month ago
ciao, take care
12cf7f90d15ff7da4ebb 1 month ago
love you all. maybe some other time ♡
insomniadreamer 1 month ago
later guys,love,very much
shoshin 1 month ago
until then, my mfs family. ♡ - nana
yexian 1 month ago
can I have Zhao Yue as my fourth please?
crust_of_summer 2 months ago
If I may reserve two with a favorite and upvote, could I please have Kim Nahyun and Nam Joohyuk
8acc2c4735ff21ed4709 2 months ago
hi, may i reserve got7’s im jaebum?
thelema 2 months ago
could you add jorge lopez for me
piixiedust 2 months ago
Could yoona and yein be off hiatus andcould i cc xin to lily macapinlac?
amillionstars 2 months ago
Can I have Gloria Tang please?
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