Hotel Le Zahir Lodge Nosy Be
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... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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, ...
... the French do here ......!
I'm starting feeling bad, it started slowly in the taxi-brousse already but thought it was because we were folded between the benches. But no I ended up in bed for 7 days! I felt so bad sweating, diarrhea, that we called a doctor. He was kind and noticed a low blood pressure and no fever. Then he started to write down a list of medications! okay at that moment I was so sick I really needed some drugs. 40 000 Ariary (€12) for the ...
... Island was isolated from Africa so lemurs are only found here; they are white, black and all colors in between. The lemurs are very slow and cuddly, most are nocturnal and difficult to see hanging from tree branches or sleeping in tree trunk depressions.
After a hot 45 minute drive we arrived at a resort hotel and we had a drink and some fruit while listening to group of children chanting a monotonous melody. Back on the bus we went to a lake that was close ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet