Hotel Arc en Ciel
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... we all had to take Valoid to calm the stomachs before bed
- staff who see to everything, eg the most amazing food all prepared by the magician of a chef (Paulin) in a tiny galley kitchen, putting up shade cloths, taking us to the various islands in a small motorised dinghy
- great food variety, so welcome after such unimaginative menus everywhere else, consistently fresh and delicious
- freshly caught king mackerel carpaccio for lunch – we watched ...
... obviously) because there is a huge baobab in front of the hotel, on the beach.
Even though everyone’s tummy ‘troubles’ thankfully did not cause any problem on the journey, it was longer and more complicated than it should have been:
- driver did not bring any ropes to secure the bags to the roof. He jammed them into the roof rack and said ‘ca va?’, to which we said ...
... the little village for something else to eat.
Connor was doing his PADI exam this evening - Bruno will collect him early in the morning and bring him to us, before we head off to the mainland. They have arranged for a speedboat to come to our hotel and take us across, then we get a vehicle and driver to take us to the Reserve de l'Ankarana where we should see different species of lemurs.
Looking forward to seeing him!
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 ...
... 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, ...