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... Gustav Eiffel, of the Parisian tower fame!), and tiny newly hatched turtles in basins waiting for them to grow big enough to have more chance of survival when they reach the sea, and then heading back for lunch on our boat while the small group of Italian daytrippers lunched on the beach (before their 1.5 hour bumpy speedboat ride back to Nosy Be)
... Africa, not Europe, to which he said, ‘mais ‘l’Afrique du Sud c’est comme l’Europe, Madagascar c’est l’Afrique point’ – basically ‘this is real Africa here’!
After a long and torturous 5 hour drive from grotty Diego Suarez, which of course did not go to plan, we arrived at Ankify in time for lunch at our hotel, ‘l’hotel Baobab’, ...
... We saw lots of different plants that are used for medicinal purposes, wild growing coffee, saffron, vanilla, as well as a strange green spiky fruit called a jack fruit, and lots of paw paw and banana trees!
Then we headed back to the boat and we all had a go at rowing - Steve, our guide and the boat owner did it all the way, but it was very hot!
We had lunch and came back to the hotel to chill for a few hours, before ...
... of ylang ylang, and the air is fragrant with its particular smell. The trees grow very tall, but for ease of picking the flowers they are pruned to grow no higher than 2 metres, so everywhere we saw lots of trees that looked as if a storm had broken them down. We saw the copper vats that the perfume is distilled in - apparently the recipe is 500kg of flowers + 300 litres of water, just to make 12 litres of ylang ylang oil ...
... each passport!). We collected our luggage and then had to re-scan it and check it in for the Nosy Be flight – so I know it had arrived in Madagascar!
Then of course when we stood waiting, with bated breath, for the luggage handlers to bring the bags through - three of our four bags were there quickly. But not mine – some French people were also missing their luggage, probably 10 of us in total. So, I had to complete forms, ...