Hotel Carlton Antananarivo Madagascar
Travel Blogs from Antananarivo
At the airport it was very small not a big airport. Then we traveled to the hotel very nice place. In the city so very close to shops. So we headed to the Montazah Palace Gardens. Me and Kaylah marveled at the hedges cut into shapes of animals. After we sat down and had a picnic in the middle of the gardens. We ate ham and cheese sandwiches and …
... 80-100 chickens, rabbits, ducks, geese and turkeys with an aller-simple, on our roof. We had spent the morning in Ambositra, a woodcarving town. We enjoyed haggling where we could, but when the starting price is 30p it seemed wrong to try! Today we walked around Tana, buying a few souvenirs and stocking up on Madagascan rum before our flights. Mat will be clinking through customs tomorrow. In ...
... some pendants and they are really beautiful.... I wish I'd stuck it out and bought more.I think it's jasper... but I'm not sure.
With our new purchases on board we set off for Tana, and stopped about 7km outside Antsiribe for some apples on the side of the road.
Then the car wouldn't start. Dina was mortified... he'd just had a lot of work done on his ford Mondeo, imported from the UK.The man on the apple stall took a ...
... We went but taxi-brousse ( packed mini bus with a driver and a 'conductor' who hangs out the back of the mini bus cramming people in and taking fares. We had brochettes ( flamed grilled meat or prawns on skewers) and noodle or rice dishes to follow. When we asked the owner to get us a taxi home he insisted on taking us all back in his own mini bus....... and he didn't want any money! We insisted on giving him something.... I think he's ...
... people, who are competing with those who have work experience. Add to that the fact half of the population is under 20 and you get the idea that the future is challenging for many young people. What has this to do with having a holiday in Madagascar, you ask? Everything. You can make a difference. If you've enjoyed this blog, tell your friends and family about it. Spread the word. From little things, big things grow (to quote Australian singer Paul ...
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- Swimming pool