Travel Blogs from Madagascar

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Jorge finds his buddies, Andasibe, Madagascar travel blog

Jorge finds his buddies

A travel blog entry by madman96

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"Don't worry... about a ting... cause every little ting... is gonna be alright!"  Haha, it never gets old!  I love waking up with nothing that I HAVE to do.  Breakfast is simple (toast, jam, fruit and juice) yet peaceful as I beat all the ...

I arrive in Madagascar!, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

I arrive in Madagascar!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... I have more time to write.) It's hot!  Not quite as hot as South Africa, but a stickier heat for sure.  I'm in Madagascar!!!  I keep thinking about how crazy that is and how I don't think I know anyone who has been here.  I feel lucky ...

The lemur hunt begins, Andasibe, Madagascar travel blog

The lemur hunt begins

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... happy in the places we stop and no one asks me for money or to buy something in these smaller towns.  Rice paddies are to Madagascar as strip malls are to New Jersey.  A few dirt roads, pot holes and some good wildlife later (we see the largest ...

Hadhramaut - the bus ride from hell.., Hadhramaut, Yemen travel blog

Hadhramaut - the bus ride from hell..

A travel blog entry by tompsblogs

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Hello all, I've now recovered from a fun but exhausting 5-day trip to Hadhramaut, which is an extensive area kind of in the southern-middle of the country, and briefly Mukalla, which is a port city on the south coast tip of the Hadhramaut region. I ...

Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Antananarivo

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Antananarivo 15th May 2008 We head back to Antananarivo for our last night in Madagascar. We said our thank you and goodbyes to Lova our trusty driver and checked back into the Sole Hotel again. We had a last afternoon of shopping, posting cards and ...

Ambrositra, Ambositra, Madagascar travel blog

Ambrositra

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... the local Benedictine Monastery. We had heard from some other travellers that the nuns there make cheese from Zebu milk. Zebu being the Madagascar equivalent of our beef cows at home. If you choose beef off the menu it will almost certainly be Zebu which ...

Antsirabe, Antsirabe, Madagascar travel blog

Antsirabe

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Antsirabe Monday 21st April 2008   On Monday 21st we arranged to take a mini bus which happened to be starting a tour with a Dutch couple we befriended. We just wanted a lift to the next town south called Antsirabe. It worked out much much cheaper ...

Ambalavao, Ambalavao, Madagascar travel blog

Ambalavao

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... for a car to take us up to Ambositra, our aim being now to head slowly back towards the capital Antananarivo. Our time now in Madagascar is limited. There are still places we wish to visit which are east of the capital. We don't have enough time to get ...

Tana, Antananariva, Madagascar travel blog

Tana

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Madagascar 18th April 2008 We took the 1 hour 45 minute hop across from Mauritius to Madagascar and arrived about 5.30pm. It was very apparent to us that there was a slight drop in temperatures from 32 degrees to a cool 25. We queued up for the visa ...

Vatomandry, Vatomandry, Madagascar travel blog

Vatomandry

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Vatomandry 12th May 2008 We checked out of our little bungalow at Hotel Feon'ny Ala and started off back on the road again. This time to Vatomandary some 150km on the coast south east of Andasibe. The journey took 3 hours stopping on the way to buy ...

Ranomafana, Ranomafana, Madagascar travel blog

Ranomafana

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... . It was a great a great way to spend a birthday. We arrived home pleasantly knackered. One meal and a couple of Three Horses Beer, Madagascar's' own special brew, later we then went off to bed, very happy. The next morning we went for a 3 hour trek and ...

Andasibe, Andasibe, Madagascar travel blog

Andasibe

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... familiar with French). This park is extremely well visited because it's main attraction is to see the rare and famous Indris, Madagascar's largest lemur. The wondrous indris has been described as looking like 'a four year old dressed in a panda suit' ...

Thourista: this time me!, Madirokely, Madagascar travel blog

Thourista: this time me!

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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I wake up at 4. Have to go to the bathroom. Coming back I feel nauseous. Have to go to the bathroom again. Feel sick by now. It does take an hour before I realize: this is NOT right. I am sick as a dog till 8. Hubby cancels the diving. He does not want ...

Diving at Nosy Be, Madirokely, Madagascar travel blog

Diving at Nosy Be

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Diving shop at 07h50, walk to the beach, all equipment is ready for you. The boat ride is an hour. Briefing: I translate the bad French of 'big' Roberto into bad English.  You are supposed to get off the boat with a 'giant strike' at the back. I ...

Till we meet again, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Till we meet again

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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Getting on and off the plane was painful with my knee. Luckily our Andry is waiting for us. Tomcat finds us a room with wireless internet, so I can catch up. The plan: for me to move at little as possible and hope nothing is severely ripped. ...

Meet: the lemur, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Meet: the lemur

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... of the economy is coming from ... vanilla in Madagascar. 10 percent of the vanilla, in the world, is grown in Madagascar. Lemur Park. http://www.3dmadagascar.com/lemurspark/site/en/index.htm We get our private guide, since we want the tour in ...

Sahambavy, Sahambavy, Madagascar travel blog

Sahambavy

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... to open all the doors and sit outside while the fire died down. That was so funny. After re-locating we took a visit to Madagascar's only tea plantation which is situated about 1km away. We turned up there on foot which threw them a bit as they are ...

Manakara, Manakara, Madagascar travel blog

Manakara

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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Manakara 1st May 2008 So here we are in Manakara on the south east coast of Madagascar. The road down was very twisty and turny but we passed some incredible countryside. We checked into our hotel and then set about having a look around. Our Lonely ...

Madagascar: like nothing I have seen before, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Madagascar: like nothing I have seen before

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... , herbs, ... . And children begging. Little hands everywhere. Lots of steps lead us to the center. We find the Air Madagascar office and ... the tickets are indeed booked! In the same street are 2 launderettes, where we inquire. We have almost nothing ...

Nosy Be: Madirokely: who chose this???, Madirokely, Madagascar travel blog

Nosy Be: Madirokely: who chose this???

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... no English. Luckily a bit French. We sign up for tomorrow. He tells us the final payment will be done through the hotel. http://www.madagascar.it/manta/manta-e.htm We meet a zebu with his driver on the way to town. He is a lucky man, here. A lot ...

Andasibe 2, Andasibe, Madagascar travel blog

Andasibe 2

A travel blog entry by m-and-c

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... Mary. Our main aim, we told Mary was to find chameleons. We felt we hadn't seen enough of them yet (over our 4 weeks in Madagascar) especially ones bigger than the size of a thumb. 'Yes, yes no problem' was Mary's reply. We liked her confidence we just ...

Fianarantsoa, Fianarantsoa, Madagascar travel blog

Fianarantsoa

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... journey took 5 hours. Our bums and everything else for that matter, were numb by the time we arrived in Fianarantsoa, Madagascar's' second largest city but hey! We got there safely without any breakdowns, tyre blow outs or numerous other things that can ...

Hedonistic experience in Madagascar, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Hedonistic experience in Madagascar

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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... selling stuff, carried on his head. Children are playing, no adults to watch them. Unfortunately, child prostitution is big here. Madagascar is trying to abandon sex tourism complete. I cannot conclude whether that is so good. Child abuse is of course ...

Where Dr T and M save a pussy cat, Madirokely, Madagascar travel blog

Where Dr T and M save a pussy cat

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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This morning meet: Marina Monster. My first swollen face in over 2 weeks. Although, I do feel miserable, I cannot help laughing: I look like a lip Botox went wrong. Yes, probably an allergic reaction to my yesterdays' treatment, but certainly NOT the ...

3 more days at Nosy Be, Madirokely, Madagascar travel blog

3 more days at Nosy Be

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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We go diving 2 more days. We see dolphins BEFORE the dive. We try to get to food between 15h and 19h in town. At least 10 restaurants. No, no, no, no, no! 2 examples: Restaurant gives us the menu. We order a beer and look at the menu. When we are ...

Tilly, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Tilly

A travel blog entry by tonyandmarina

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This is Tilly. She was the mate of my nephew Kris and nieces Annick and Elise. She had a long and very happy life, was just loved to bits, clear for anybody to see. When she got cancer and started suffering, my family helped her to sleep in, which ...

Our First Entry From Madagascar!!, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Our First Entry From Madagascar!!

A travel blog entry by jenaaronmad

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... The past 2 weeks have been amazing. We arrived in the capital on Thursday, Feb. 16th. We took a small plane from S. Africa to Madagascar and the flight over the island was amazing- it was so beautiful from the air. In the airport we were greeted by some ...

WE VISITED OUR HOME FOR THE NEXT 2 YEARS!, Anosibe An'Ala, Madagascar travel blog

WE VISITED OUR HOME FOR THE NEXT 2 YEARS!

A travel blog entry by jenaaronmad

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Well, it is Saturday, March 11th and we are back in the capital! We just got back from our site visit to our home for the next two years- Anosibe An'Ala (The Big Island in the Forest). I tell you what...we've never seen anything like it! It was a little ...

And she calls it modern...., Andasibe, Madagascar travel blog

And she calls it modern....

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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... pockets of the landscape. Contrasting with this orgy of green are the richly colored mud homes scattered across the hills. The soil of Madagascar ranges from a dull brown to a deep ochre, and the hues of the homes show the same variation. Some of the ...

Diégo Suarez, l'ancienne place forte Française., Diego Suarez, Madagascar travel blog

Diégo Suarez, l'ancienne place forte Française.

A travel blog entry by mikadiena

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... , rien de tel qu'une bonne grasse mat' !! On passera le 1er jour à visiter tranquillement cette ville du nord de Madagascar, appelée Diego-Suarez ou Antsiranana. Rien à voir avec les villes des hautes terre....une ville étrange, assez calme avec ...

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