Travel Blogs from Antananarivo, Madagascar

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I arrive in Madagascar!, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

I arrive in Madagascar!

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... using "non merci" another 3,764 times as I make my way around the entire downtown area in less than an hour.  Antananarivo is large but spread out and the downtown is very small and extremely run down.  Even the closed U.S. Embassy looks like ...

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 ...

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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... not such a plain white rice lover. Anyway, next stop: the palace of the all-powerful king Andrianampoinimerina (and you thought Antananarivo was a tongue breaker). He had 12 wives of which only one was living with home: the queen. The others he ...

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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It is after midnight by the time we land in Antananarivo. We knew we needed a visa and we came prepared with pass pictures we ... did not need. There is a big cue for the visa. A big cue for immigration and of course, we are pulled aside by security. No, ...

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 ...

World Challenge Madagascar - July 2015, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

World Challenge Madagascar - July 2015

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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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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Hi everyone- We are currently staying in the Peace Corps "Meva" flophouse in Antananarivo. Wow- where do I start?? 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 ...

The power of the taxis, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

The power of the taxis

A travel blog entry by lexicon

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Taxis here are ubiquitous. You can’t miss them really. They don’t disappear at the first sign of rain, gobbled up by every desperate soul without an umbrella as in New York; they don’t become scarce in certain parts of the city as in ...

Rice and Poverty in the Capital, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Rice and Poverty in the Capital

A travel blog entry by jesshiggins

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... faces more gaunt. There are more homeless people, especially children, and more visible health problems. It's all overwhelming, really. Madagascar is one of the poorest countries in the world, and the streets of Tana show clearly what that means. ...

Back to Madagascar Underground in Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Back to Madagascar Underground in Antananarivo

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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... and we were off.  This time spent more time taking pictures and looking at things as we headed back to Antananarivo.  Stopped in Moramonga and changed some money so we could pay the driver when we got to Madagascar Underground. Uneventful trip ...

Solo in Tanna, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Solo in Tanna

A travel blog entry by yvan.huppe

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My sleep was a little bit off again, with the stomach issues and the mosquito flying around my head as I tried to sleep, so I decided to sleep in this morning. I took a nice shower, shaved and went downstairs to ask advise about shopping areas and day ...

Video shorts from Madagascar, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Video shorts from Madagascar

A travel blog entry by malonetravels2

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The haunting calls of the largest of all the Lemurs, Indrie Indrie The slo mo action of the Parson's Chamelon. ...

36 Mile Bike Race, Work Project and Raising Ducks!, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

36 Mile Bike Race, Work Project and Raising Ducks!

A travel blog entry by jenaaronmad

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... year has begun for some of you. One of the things that I thought I would really miss from home was the change of seasons, but Madagascar has it's own. We are moving out of the short rainy season, the mud is starting to dry up and the days are sunny with ...

Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Antananarivo

A travel blog entry by jenny.whinney

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... had to lead with your right foot as a sign of respect and leave backwards.   The Queen's palace in the center of Antananarivo was partly destroyed by a fire, but the next day Adam and I traveled out to the previous palace just outside the city, ...

BVAWT013 - FMMI, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

BVAWT013 - FMMI

A travel blog entry by bva

FMMI - Antananarivo ...

Air Mauritius, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Air Mauritius

A travel blog entry by kaila

So I rocked up at the airport in Mauritius for my flight to Nairobi. More surprises, my flight is going via Antananarivo. My response was the same as yours - where the f#$@ is that?!?!?! Apparently it is the capital of Madagascar. Mauritius, being ...

A human ventilator, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

A human ventilator

A travel blog entry by lexicon

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There’s been a change. I can feel it. From the depths of my concentration over a patient’s file, I can sense the shift. It’s dusk, but that isn’t it. Mothers have stopped fussing about, children are calmly huddled nearby and the ...

Back to Tana, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Back to Tana

A travel blog entry by weixiao

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... to Ambohimanga, the original capital of the Merina royal family. The view from the rock is amazing. Our last day in Madagascar was shopping day! We brought pretty much everything we possibly could. Unfortunately there were no lemurs for sale! We went ...

Trying to catch up with the story, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Trying to catch up with the story

A travel blog entry by maxinegordon

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... the central highland city of Antananarivo, the Rova occupies the highest point on Analamanga, formerly the highest of Antananarivo's many hills. Merina king Andrianjaka, who ruled Imerina from around 1610 until 1630, is believed ...

The debt of fate, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

The debt of fate

A travel blog entry by lexicon

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Certain things with children are universal. They get cranky when tired and will inevitably throw a tantrum when exhausted. They love to shove things in their mouths, regardless of what their parents beg of them. They love shiny things, anything with ...

Entering Madagascar, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Entering Madagascar

A travel blog entry by charlotterowley

... was good! 2 hours later and I was back in Johannesburg. Just a 2 hour layover and onto the next plane of the day - to Antananarivo! This was a small plane. It's a 3 hour flight, so you would think they would run a decent sized thing! And it was ...

Last day in Madagascar, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Last day in Madagascar

A travel blog entry by yvan.huppe

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... her. We all met at a small diner near my hostel and had a nice last meal together, this would also be my last meal in Madagascar. There were two places in this country that I would have wanted to visit but due to the time it would have taken, it would ...

Island Hopping..., Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Island Hopping...

A travel blog entry by op13

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Island ...

We are here!, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

We are here!

A travel blog entry by fleegle

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So the flight went on and on...and on. We actually flew just past Madagascar, to Mauritius. We disembarked, passed back through security for onward travel and actually sat back down at the gate waiting to re-board the same plane we just got off to fly ...

Madagascar to Mauritius, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Madagascar to Mauritius

A travel blog entry by fleegle

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... . Anyway plates of pizza were the order of the day. Very filling and a last pint of 3 horse beer. Once again cheers Madagascar. The airport offered us the means to exchange our slightly depleted wedge of local currency back to a small pile of euros. The ...

Blown Away, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Blown Away

A travel blog entry by bdsaly

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... be easy! Orange County to Seattle to London to Paris to the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion to Anatananrivo, Madagascar's capital and finally, Tamatave.  What we couldn't have anticipated was Tropical Cyclone Fantala, the strongest storm ever ...

A peaceful day, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

A peaceful day

A travel blog entry by maxinegordon

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Dear Family, This is the final story of the trip.  It wasn't the last day, just the last day I got around to writing about. I took a cab to a small mall-like area called City  Waterfront which was on an artificial lake. I had seen the massage ...

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