JK Guesthouse

Ankadivato, Antananarivo, 101, Madagascar | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Antananarivo

Thankful Mada-GARS

A travel blog entry by annaguthrie


... story.

I was so happy to hear the stories of the other volunteers, their joys and struggles, and to realize that I am not alone in my experiences, both difficult and wonderful, here in Madagascar. The other Mada-gars are really wonderful and a good sounding board and support system and I am very blessed to have them in my life.

On Thanksgiving Day, we celebrated at Austin and Tanya’s house in Antananarivo. The turkey dealer was out of ...

A human ventilator

A travel blog entry by lexicon


... for the first ten minutes. Then I dared to walk away for ten minutes. Then I checked back every fifteen minutes during the entire night. She kept breathing. It was as if a bridge has been crossed and she’d found her way back. A single drug. How incredible, how one little molecule could remedy what others had failed to do.

It’s hard to tell where the line falls between medicine and faith here, between fatalism and grace, between ...


A travel blog entry by georgg


... palace and most of the other buildings surrounding it. This happened just before the whole complex was about to be dedicated a Unesco World Heritage site. The cause of the fire has never been fully established. It has officially been labelled an accident, but most people here believe it was politically motivated arson.

Afterwards we walk down the hill into into the city centre. We see ...

Return to Tana, Lemur Park and City Tour

A travel blog entry by wareameye


... and how working for the State Department is such a pleasure because gay couples are treated no differently than any other families working abroad. However, he confirms that there isn’t any real gay nightlife in Madagascar other than "gay-for-pay" hustlers. The lunch is a delicious Malagasy stew with ox meat.

We check in at our hotel, Le Louvre, which was designed by Gustav Eiffel (of Eiffel Tower fame). Later in ...

Back to Tana and end of trip thoughts

A travel blog entry by sranmal


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Day 19: Wednesday 12 Oct

We left the Tropik Hotel at 7.30am in the morning. Thomas and Melanie decided they'd come as far north as Antsirabe with us, and of course, Potsy wanted some money for this. Despite my protestations, Thomas also paid me some money for a share of the petrol and car costs, but he shouldn't have been having to pay twice. In Antsirabe, Thomas and Melanie dropped their bags off at their hotel, then we had lunch and after saying ...


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