Chez Edgard

Lot VU 274 A Manakambahiny , Antananarivo, Madagascar | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Antananarivo

Tana...cause it's way easier to say!!

A travel blog entry by timshazz

13

... the first floor we had a perfect view of the traffic chaos, and the crowded hills of Tana as the afternoon light lit them up.

We made sure we got going well before sunset. Our aim was to climb the heart attack inducing stairs to the top of the hill and weave our way back home. Pretty chuffed with ourselves at making it most of the way up without a break, we search for the next set of stairs down, a task made harder by the curved streets and jumbled houses. As the sun ...

A recycled city

A travel blog entry by lexicon

5

... parts falling off one piece are jammed onto another in some vain hope it might fit another and last a little longer. Oxygen masks on children with highly contagious respiratory diseases are washed merely by soap and water and reused for the next child. It becomes evident why infections spread so quickly within the hospital itself. Eight children in a room, and every piece of medical equipment has been recycled in some way.


But out of this comes a sense ...

Of tougher days

A travel blog entry by lexicon

11

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In the midst of all this, I looked around, hoping to perhaps glance over to the other bed to see another child in for something mild. Something treatable. Something with hope. But I was shattered by a newborn who from inspection across the room was in need of some serious attention.


So I walked out from the hospital today with a heavy heart. I walked to the bus with a feeling of how thin a line between health and illness there exists. ...

Initial Impressions

A travel blog entry by nikol

8

... army knife, a medical kit that Florence Nightengale would envy – and the list goes on! For the first time in my life commuting to the airport was a stress-free affair because I had been rehearsing this day for 4 months. I wasn't late; I didn't forget anything, because this was one of the most important days of my life – the day I departed for Madagascar!

Looking down on Madagascar from the sky, I knew I’d made the right decision to ...

The Urban Jungle

A travel blog entry by sranmal

32

... influences have resulted in a mix of peoples, referred to as Malagasy - black Africans, Asians, and mixtures between, all bound together by a common belief in ancestral spirits and superstition. Groups of youths hang around looking bored, families sit around on roadsides where they probably live. Children hold out their hands as you approach, the same anywhere in the Third World. Some cry "vazaha!", Malagasy for foreigner.

I arrived in Tana on ...

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