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... embroidered table cloths I’d had my eyes on the whole trip! Luckily there was a lady in our (again very basic) hotel in Antananarivo with a basket of all kinds of goodies for sale – so I managed to get a few things, although not exactly what I’d wanted. And then a man came in selling lots of precious stones, all mined in Madagascar (rubies, sapphires, emeralds…) – who knows if it’s true, and whether they were genuine, but I did buy a few loose ...
... had recommended something called ‘Coli-Calm’ which he said was very good at combatting diarrhoea, much better than Imodium (‘troubles’ was the French word in the medication I got for Steve, and is a great descriptor, now much used by all of us!). He also said that most visitors from Europe have some kind of intestinal ‘troubles’ when they holiday in Madagascar – I pointed out that we live ...
... 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, ...
... up with Air Madagascar. She even called it 'Air Mad' - they are notorious for leaving bags in Antananarivo, as well as their regular delays! Fingers crossed it really does get on the late afternoon flight here, otherwise I will have another day in Steve's shorts!
Then Bruno, our local guide, met us to take us around the island.
First we went to one of the many ylang ylang distilleries. The island is covered ...
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 ...