Hotel Green Park
Travel Blogs from Antsirabe
Antsirabe is one comfortable day's car drive. Many street controls by police men. Zebu herds coming down from Tulear – the two months’ trip doubles their value. Herd boys definitely at school age. Antsirabe was a resort for the French. The big spa hotel has its charme from its rotteness by now. We stay at Hotel Green Park – lodges …
Another long journey (10 hours) that took most of the day but we did stop for pictures, pineapple tasting on the side of the road, lunch and the bank tour to find an ATM that would work with our cards. Now a little something special for my brother in law, Eric who lives in Geneva Switzerland and who will soon have a brand new condo in Montreal. I want to tell you all about our fabulous lunch that ...
... In addition no taxi driver demand a surcharge for this!
This does not mean laziness! Do 10 miles of dusty slopes uphill, in full heat, in Mada, its a statement of madness... and I weigh my words!
But some places deserve the strength of calves! I am referring to the mythical and mystical Tritiva, Lake a unique blue pound . A
marvel of nature, has to ask by what geological or other means this
lake is well ...
... amidst plenty of giggles, we squatted
down really close to the shower drain to spit out our toothpaste and then we
did our best to wash it all down to hide the evidence, since we weren’t sure if
that was what we were actually supposed to do.).
The entire homestay experience was a definite highlight of orientation,
and a great chance to interact with the Malagasy. But my extreme highlight of the wonderful
... an afternoon activity challenge from Austin and Tanya. We were asked to spend one hour outside the Lovasoa compound on our own. This was the only requirement- we could interact with the Malagasy community in whatever way we felt comfortable, whether it was observing from a park bench, sipping on a Coke, or trying out our conversation skills. I have spent a considerable amount of time outside of Lovasoa, but it had always been in our group or in ...