Travel Blogs from Antananarivo
... on Madagascar on the blog start page instead of in the main blog proper:
Expenses (excluding food, shopping, tips): $280 ($1 = ~2,000 Ar)
Day 1: Taxi from airport to hotel 30kAr ($15)
Accommodation: Sakamanga Hotel (3 nights single en-suite room) €19 (€1 = $1.35) ~$25, total $77
Day 2: Trip to Ambohimanga €30 = $40
Entry to Ambohimanga and guide ...
... us up around noon. Good to know because there is no Canadian embassy here. Juanita is like our embassy but now we also have someone else to call incase we are in trouble, which is great. We arrived at Carlinas house to find a plethora of drinks out on the bar that we were welcome too. Again, I just wasn’t feeling it…I know I must really be sick haha or maybe I’m just learning how to be responsible…NAH probably not :P. Lunch was amazing! We ...
... for whale watching and cocktails at sunset. They don't have an official "restaurant" (because there is only one bungalow) but they have an amazing chef (the private cook of the owner) who can do market shopping for you daily and cook whatever you want (for a reasonable fee). The place is so beautiful and private....
... which cannot go off, not living creatures. They are bound together with their legs or the feed are broken. If someone buys it, the head is chopped off. People sell chicken feed and eyes in a fluid. We learn later it is cows eyes, marinated in oil, eaten raw. Steak-frites is a popular dish in the little street restaurants for less than 1 Euro. We are not tempted. Markets everywhere. With tiny walking streets. A creepy monument with an aids sign, ...
... satellite tv and internet out (it's a really nice house we were staying at) so T and I sat on the couch and drank a glass of the wine. Then we started hearing the debris bang against the house. I prayed again for our house, then cursed myself for not hauling that sand onto the roof. I was happy we weren't there, either way. When I got up Thursday morning, the storm was still going, but slowing. So I thought. One hour ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center