Hotel Carlton Antananarivo Madagascar
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... The community and surrounding areas are poor, and the facilities there are very basic. The secondary school that we were helping currently has five teachers, only one of which is government-paid and 3 are paid by the parent's associations. School buildings are insufficient ...
... our next leg of the trip, and then decided to grab a cab to take us to said agency...... After negotiating a fare, we set off in a 1961 Renault, the hills are steep and the poor transmissions on these vehicles take a beating... After stalling out, double clutching, hi reving, etc. we circled around and around, stopped once to consult our map with a random dude smoking a cig on the side of the street, stopped again to consult with a group of taxi drivers and others... ...
... and when they played Dexter's theme song, I had deja vu (or jayda voo as my friend Nilda would say) and my life flashed before me. Oh yeah, I am in Madagascar and they are playing a tune of Dexter's. Of course it's possible but am i dreaming it or did I make this up. Real but unreal at the same time.
Everyone is so kind and thoughtful and happy to hear I love it here. When I come back, it will be as a tourist and I'm sure it will be a completely different experience but ...
... also wandered by a church with some bad singing and then a compound owned by a cult that Mamy described as like Scientology. They make members give them their zebu, as they use them like currency here. The tribe in this area is famous as it is the only one of the 18 Malagasy tribes which is polygamous, and this area is considered relatively rich. This probably explains why you are not bothered by people trying to sell you anything in this village. Just before dinner, ...
... honesty every one looking just like the last, I turned down the wrong round-about and headed towards a hospital.
It was a hospital. It was paediatric. But it was not the right hospital. Fail #1. So I was sent across the way to what I was told as the h˘pital Befelatanana. Got to another mother and child hospital. Nope- still not the right one. This time I got directions back to the round-about, and told to turn right. The first right? (it is a round-about ...