Travel Blogs from Nosy Be
... the little village for something else to eat.
Connor was doing his PADI exam this evening - Bruno will collect him early in the morning and bring him to us, before we head off to the mainland. They have arranged for a speedboat to come to our hotel and take us across, then we get a vehicle and driver to take us to the Reserve de l'Ankarana where we should see different species of lemurs.
Looking forward to seeing him!
... perfume industry! Apparently Chanel buys directly from here - who knows whether that is true or not!
There was also a small 'park' in the plantation - we saw a few wild lemurs, as well as quite a few caged lemurs, which are not indigenous to Nosy Be island. It was effectively a zoo for the tourists, so a bit disappointing - the guy there told me that they do release them but that does not make sense if they are ...
But my luggage didn't!
So we travelled from Cape Town last night, then from Joburg to Antananarivo this morning, all without incident or significant delay.
We had a few hours to kill in Antananarivo airport, not the most exciting of places – and the flight was delayed for another 45 minutes, but nothing like what the kids experienced last week! LOTS of security checks and x rays, passport officials on over-drive (3 ...
... to good driving again,this guy was a gamer again. Racing with other vans and taking over in curves. No fun.
Next morning we luckely safely arrived at 9am.
The driving quality of some is ok, the state of the vehicles terrible and don't talk about the tires. Some tyres are totally slicks and worse , the fiber and metal is sticking out. We saw a van with little sparks coming of the tire... each time the metal hits the road. Conclusion taxi brousses are horrible especially at ...
... 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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