Hotel Victory Toliara
Travel Blogs from Tulear
... t heard of too many muggings in Tulear, but the ones I have heard of involved some kind of weapon. I caught this guy off guard at an hour when not many people were around and here is a white guy with some huge bag walking down the street. He was seeing dollar signs and just went for it. After he took off running, I continued walking down the street, just at a much faster pace. I looked back a few times and didn't see him following me. ...
... pretty fast. The most impressive part of the whole ride was the chicken though. In 20 hours of driving, I barely heard the thing. Hell of a traveler.
When I got off at the bus station in Tulear, I again was swarmed by people. I managed to find a phone and tried calling Pete, but the number wasn't working. By that point I was exhausted. Madagascar was slowly defeating me. I was figuring out a game plan of what to do in the bus station when all ...
... a quirky set of bungalows created and owned by Dario’s mate Valerio.
We were shown to a rickety two story shack out the back that contained a huge room with three double beds and a basic bathroom (bucket bath and loo). We had it all to ourselves for 30000 ($15) and could move to one of the more comfortable bungalows the next day.
Starving, we made our way to the restaurant and were pleased to find a good selection of dishes, including pasta. ...
... off than the farmers in some areas we'd driven through.
They have the fish to eat. Jill and I, with our pale skins and white(ish) hair attracted attention every time we ventured out onto the beach, young and old calling out to us " Vazaha" ( foreigner) " Cadeau " ( present). Some women ran towards us with their little babies held out in front. The babies would start screaming hysterically and the grown ups would ...
... I also was able to buy a guitar, which is something I’ve been working on for awhile. My guitar was too big to bring from the states, and it feels good to play again.
To top off the week, Jane came over from Fianarsoa, and we were able to have a little YAGM reunion. Good food and lots of laughs.
All in all, it was a wonderful week, and I was able to head back to Ambovombe recharged and ready to hit the ground running with work, family, and ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services