Travel Blogs from Antananarivo
... with some of the other guests. We all ate in the guesthouse as not only was the food good and value for money but the reputation for crime in Antananarivo after nightfall is legendary. There were notices all over the hotel warning about the level of crime and as now I don't drink, I thought, well whats the point venturing out.
The next morning, Scott and I caught a taxi to the Taxi Brousse Depot and boarded a minibus bound for ...
... They also have enough ingredients to make at least two more cakes by themselves.It was then our turn to cook dinner for all the volunteers ( pasta bake and marmalade pudding and custard) Another busy day at Akany!
Thursday started with the babies again.... ....and from their first floor balcony they could watch some of the staff who were playing football and basket ball on the playground. They are practising for an inter-children's ...
... Ar to get up that massive mountain to the palace. With every turn up that tortuous rock I realised the huge bargain I’d managed to haggle and felt rather pleased with myself.
Exiting the taxi I was greeted like a movie star at a red carpet event by a team of guides opening my door and funnelling me to the entrance to the palace. I got my guide and had a wonderful visit complete with the local history (here’s hoping at least some of it was accurate) ...
... and something more sinister in certain areas). It's no doubt the results of a combination of fresh fruit and vegetables, streetside cooking, patisseries, diesel and petrol, rotting organic and inorganic material and the general smells associated with urban living. Add to that the dust and atmospheric pollution and it's a city that takes a bit of getting used to! At the same time it's exhilarating - the unfamiliarity is very appealing. I wonder how long that feeling will ...
... cost about 2-300 Rupees, around 6-10 US dollars, they surcharged me 1100 Rupees or $33. This is not the first time this has happened, and it’s clearly a scam. Dishonesty and deception are not only the realm of corrupt dictators…. I don’t think I’ll use Budget any more if I can help it.
Anyway, we got all that sorted out and I made it quickly through formalities. As I waited in the departure lounge, I saw the Prodigues who were headed ...
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