Travel Blogs from Ile Sainte-Marie (Nosy Boraha)
... Ile aux Nattes, it has been like living in a postcard.
Our little bungalows with their hammocks look out onto the white sand and turquoise sea. All the seafood is caught by the villagers during the day and grilled in the evenings, after our Madagascan rum with the sunset.
Yesterday we went out with a man in his boat to attempt to catch some fish for our dinner. Matt caught a stick and ...
... depart to Ill Saint Marie.
Again some groceries, some Christmas snacks. Nutella ,peanutbutter , Pickles in glass jar, pate in can, crackers and peanuts. We also found some super Chinese quality :) Christmas lights for our small tree. (unfortunately we found out later we just didn't had electricity/outlet in our bungalow!)
Next morning with the transfer towards the boat, a little waiting and up to paradise!
Ill Saint Marie is a pretty and just ...
... espèces de lémuriens.
Sainte-Marie et ses îles voisines sont aussi des lieux privilégiés pour
découvrir d’autres espèces endémiques de Madagascar. Sans oublier la
présence d’orchidées dont la "reine de madagascar" , qui peuplent les paysages ..
Egalement connue pour sa situation privilégiée qui permet d’observer
des baleines (entre juillet et mi-septembre), Sainte-Marie doit aussi sa
réputation à un passé animé par la vie de ...
... host and clearly cares a big deal about the island. He lent me his gear so yesterday I snorkled for the first time in my life. It was so much fun! I was swimming with the fishies and couldn't stop giggling like a little girl while doing it. We were planning on walking around the island today but screw that, we went snorkling instead.
Homesickness is beginning to hit. It's not like I want to go back to Finland, but still. There's no thinking and pondering ...
... t hassled at all. Nobody asked to be our guide or to offer us a taxi somewhere. Mari started feeling awkward because she drew alot of attention with her sleeve tattoo but they were mainly just harmless stares. We fixed ourselves a ride to the taxi brousse station for the morning and by the time it began to get dark we retreated back to the guesthouse balcony, occasionally hitting up the night market for some snacks. I hope we have enough ...