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- Airport Transportation
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... that this was how the next 5 days would be! [David, I did try to send you a text message at that stage saying I was not convinced of the appeal of this boat story, but it would not go through!]
Anyway my seasick-ness settled eventually (most of the time, and only with the aid of Stugeron or Valoid!) and we all thoroughly enjoyed these final 5 days of this amazing holiday:
- sailing from tiny island to island, inhabited by a few villagers rather than hotels ...
... And that we were not leaving until they were properly tied on! So he said we could drive past his house and collect some ropes – of course we made him remove the bags from the roof, and sent him back to his house to fetch them, as we were not leaving without ropes! There was a bit of eye-rolling and chatter in the local vernacular from the driver and Bruno, but in true Croskery Holyoake fashion we were insistent. When he ...
... 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 ...
... I am sure we will see them properly in the wild when we move on after Nosy Be.
Then we drove round the island and up a mountain to have spectacular views of different lakes and islands. By now it was very hot and Jack in particular was struggling. So we had lunch on a beautiful beach in the north, at a restaurant aimed at European tourists paying in Euros... Good food, in a lovely location, at much higher than we'd pay ...
... has one, including Ella!!).
We had an hour's hair raising drive, in the dark, to the small town where we are staying. There are few street lights, but people were walking the roads as the cars tear along them. We were immediately impressed by the lovely smell of ylang ylang and the intense sparkle of the stars against the very black night, with just a tiny sliver of moon to light everything!
We arrived at our hotel, 'Gerard ...