Hotel Carlton Antananarivo Madagascar
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Our hotel was lovely and it had great service. It's in the city so we can go shopping. Sadly Ella insisted on heading to the Montazah Palace Gardens instead of going shopping I grudgingly agree.. Me and Ella 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 …
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 …
... eating here, so I opt for a sealed bag of sweet bread, while Rivo has his tractional breakfast of rice soup. Malagasy eat rice with every meal, its so inbuilt that if rice is missed in one meal, apparently its impossible to get to sleep that night. Because of the long drive ahead, we where supposed to leave early. But as the Malagasy say 'mura mura', which means 'slowly slowly' or as I call it, 'Africa time', everything takes longer, ...
... at what looked like a public wash station. Water and electricity are problems in the city. No lights at night and no street lights. Water isn't always available. It is a wonder the people are so kind with the work it takes to live their lives.
After shopping (I know I should have been resting but I felt good after the massage), we went to the Institut Francais for a concert of a Malagasy group and then a French soprano player with a bass player ...
... species of lemur as well as some frogs and weird insects. Had a few beers with DC mark and Swedish Anton before dinner, very interesting to hear stories from around the world and how some things are exactly the same and others are quite different. The village we stayed in is in the middle of ranomafana rainforest, like the rest of what I have seen of Madagascar the people are very poor but very friendly. Unlike Rwanda or Zimbabwe, I think the future of ecotourism here ...