- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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[have had no wifi the last week, hence the lack of posts!]
We finally left Diego Suarez and our dismal hotel, with its spectacularly uncomfortable beds and pillows, 5am wake-up with what sounds like the Malagasy national anthem, mosquitoes, and average food.
We'd been dreading the long journey from Diego Suarez, with everyone except Ella showing signs of 'troubles’ brewing the night before we left. The ...
... small village and, sprayed from head to toe in mozzie repellent, we set off on foot, intrepid travellers that we are, through the thick forest.
This is not an official 'reserve', but is a massive forest that is managed by the local community. Tourists seem to be at a minimum as it's not easy to reach it. We had to pay an entrance tax, which ultimately supports the village. It's in their interest to protect the animals there, ...
After a decent sleep, we looked out to see the blue of the ocean at the end of the garden. We had breakfast at tables just above the sand, overlooking the ocean - it's a funny little place, quiet, quaint, not much happening. The breakfast was typically French - very good coffee, some fruit, crepes, bread roll and jam. Simple but not very filling.
The lady at reception took all the details of my missing bag and promised ...
But my luggage didn't!
So we travelled from Cape Town last night, then from Joburg to Antananarivo this morning, all without incident or significant delay.
We had a few hours to kill in Antananarivo airport, not the most exciting of places – and the flight was delayed for another 45 minutes, but nothing like what the kids experienced last week! LOTS of security checks and x rays, passport officials on over-drive (3 ...
... getto and live a better life. I guess they take it for granted to be with a grandpa. Okay there are also some younger guys but the most passed age 70 already.
It is what it is, not our business, but we felt like strangers here.
Our last day we went on speed boat tour for a nice visit on Komba island were we saw some lemurs and my favorite the Chameleon! Beautiful ones with their super bright colors, cute hands, curly tale and turning eyes! one of the reasons I'm ...