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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

BVAWT013 - FMMI, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

BVAWT013 - FMMI

A travel blog entry by bva

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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 ...

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 ...

Island Hopping..., Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Island Hopping...

A travel blog entry by op13

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Success is Oh-so relative ;), Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Success is Oh-so relative ;)

A travel blog entry by lexicon

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Is failure still a failure if it's failing less so than expected? I know, I know, it's one of those "If a tree falls in the woods and no one is around, does it make a sound?" kind of philosophical question. But seriously, that was my day. A success ...

Tana again, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Tana again

A travel blog entry by behi

... . No luck though, can't find it anywhere!!! As of Madagascar, I'm going to miss this place. We have'nt wandered west of Antananarivo so our experiences have been in the east. Once you leave the city, the scenery is absolute magic, almost looks handcarved. ...

Antananarivo, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Antananarivo

A travel blog entry by wagscallion

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Finally Saw Lemurs! Almost Finished Training!, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Finally Saw Lemurs! Almost Finished Training!

A travel blog entry by jenaaronmad

It is Saturday April 8th and we took a trip to the Capital for lunch , internet and the grocery store! We are beginning week 8 of training and are almost finished! Three weeks from now we will be in our own home in Anosibe an'Ala!!! Time is flying by ...

future world or back in time?, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

future world or back in time?

A travel blog entry by triptalk

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... to Tana last night, leaving them with a two day drive to get home(merci, vous ettes les plus jauntils mecs en madagascar!)  I started  my trip staying at a beautiful old restored bungalow in Tana and ended by staying in the ghetto.  ...

Our Home in Anosibe An'Ala, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Our Home in Anosibe An'Ala

A travel blog entry by jenaaronmad

... in life (cookies and pie) excite us!! We said goodbyes to our PCV friends last Thursday and all headed our own ways across Madagascar. Saturday we spent our first night in our new home in Anosibe An'Ala! It is so beautiful here, primary rainforests, a ...

FINISHING OFF MADAGASCAR, ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar travel blog

FINISHING OFF MADAGASCAR

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

... ;      & ;nbs p;      After that it was simply a matter of getting back to Antananarivo as painlessly as possible.  It wasn't that painless eg a 4 and a half hour wait for the taxi-brousse to ...

A bumpy ride, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

A bumpy ride

A travel blog entry by behi

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... that came afterwards. I'm not going to get into details here but I got a bit depressed for the rest of the flight. After landing in Antananarivo we had to go through the usual Visa hassle. It was past 21.00 and we were both in a pretty bad mood. You ...

MADAGASCAR, ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar travel blog

MADAGASCAR

A travel blog entry by sgaudun

In beautiful sunny Madagascar.  The capital city of Antananarivo is located on 12 rolling hills. Staying in my nicest hotel so far, Hotel Tana Jacaranda.  Successfully appropriated 600. US dollars worh of Madagascar Ariary which makes me a ...

A single breath, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

A single breath

A travel blog entry by lexicon

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It’s after 2 am at the hospital and I’m listening to the quiet sounds of cicadas, geckos and whimpering children in the wards. I’ve been on since 8 am yesterday and I’m running low on fuel in every way. It’s past time to ...

MADAGASCAR :) :), Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

MADAGASCAR :) :)

A travel blog entry by weixiao

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... 't possibly have been better. I just couldn't believe it had all worked out so perfectly. I've never been anywhere like Antananarivo, more easily known as 'Tana.'. It is a grotty higgelty piggeldy mess in the most wonderful way possible. Flying over it ...

Flug nach Antananarivo, Madagaskar, Antananarivo, Madagascar travel blog

Flug nach Antananarivo, Madagaskar

A travel blog entry by 110572

Flug nach ...

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