Hotel Espadon Nosy Be
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... I knew that it was not the best time since it would make me arrive in Ankarafantsika even later and of course I haven't made a reservation for anything. We arrived in Ambanja at around 1:30 pm. Instead of changing buses we were actually just given new seats on the bus. Half an hour later we took off. My time calculations for the rest of this trip wouldn't fail me. I arrived at the national park - which is in the middle of nowhere - at 1 am...in the middle of ...
... who has been living in Madagascar for some twenty something years already. He talked about how things have changed while I ordered lunch. It was the best coconut rice I ever had. Just amazing! I could have fed the whole island though since they were serving enormous amounts of food! After I finished I went to stroll through the village. They are doing some nice wood carving out there. Around 3 pm I wanted to go ...
I initially planned on avoiding touristy Nosy Be but after the surrounding islands have been recommended to me for diving I decided to give it a go to gain more practice at diving. Whenever I got to Ankify people were jumping on me trying to sell me one of the spots on their boat. I think I got a pretty good deal. The boat was alright and left pretty early so I didn't have to wait in the burning sun for too long. It was a nice ride although I had a hard time watching ...
... 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 ...