Hotel Espadon Nosy Be
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Bert was telling us that the government finally stepped in a few days ago to try to sort out Air Madagascar. The MD and various board members have ‘voluntarily’ handed in their resignations (ie been forced to), after too many complaints from too many overseas tourist bodies, who were threatening to pull out of Madagascar and to close their resorts (and make staff redundant) if action was not taken. We’ll see…
But needless to say, ...
... fans went off at midnight, and then the mozzies appeared. The food was simple, but acceptable (more fish, prawns, zebu as the only options). With a bit of effort someone could make this a really lovely place to stay, but we were now convinced that when we travel anywhere again we need to upgrade a bit! Basic with simple luxuries is fine, but basic and damn uncomfortable/noisy/grim/unimaginative is definitely not acceptable!
When we went to breakfast, one of the staff members said that Air Madagascar had called, and that we should collect the bag from their office in town. So we went there first, my clothes and face cream being a priority over wild lemurs today! I said to Steve I was sick of dressing like a boy! Anyway, I was very excited to see my bag there and a very helpful man sorted out the paperwork, although was not overly apologetic. It sounds like this is ...
... plan was that we go to the camp tomorrow afternoon and bring him back to our hotel. However, it now sounds like tomorrow night is going to be a big 'last night' at camp, so we will only collect him on Friday morning before we head off to our next destination (Reserve de L'Ankarana, where we will see lemurs in the wild)!
Will try to get some of today's pics uploaded later/tomorrow.
Still no news on the luggage...
... 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 ...