Hotel Royal Palissandre
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Fri, Nov 30th
Our last day in Madagascar is spent in the capital Antananarivo (or short Tana).
Antananarivo was founded in the 17th century by a local king, and the name means "The City of the Thousand", which refers to the number of soldiers that were guarding it.
First thing in the morning we take a taxi up the hill …
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Para completar a jornada do Projeto 20°12' pela África, começa aqui uma série de 4 posts sobre Madagascar. Para saber mais, visite a página inicial sobre este blog.
A participação especial nesse trecho foi da amiga Célia.
Antes de continuar, pense em quanto você sabe sobre Madagascar, o país e …
I will get to this later.....
... exited with no issues and changed some money into a wad of cash. The exchange rate to the US$ is ~2100 to 1 and their biggest bank note is 10000 Ariary. $500 turns into over 100 notes so the money belt was pretty fat at the end of that process!!!
Luckily we ran into our friend Sonia again. She’d arranged her usual cab driver to pick her up and as she lived very near to our hotel, was happy to share the fare with us. As we travelled towards the city she gave us ...
... it. From a place of comfort in life comes the duty to look around and see where it is you can leave a little of yourself behind, to make some small impact in the world, in the lives of others.
For me, handing out bills at bus stations won’t be the solution, but time here and future time at hospitals where hands are needed, that his how the debt is to be repaid. That is how that twist of fate can be, in the slightest of ways, evened out.
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The Palissandre is a perfect hotel in terms of location, service and above all, the integration between management and the staff.
I believe it's hard to keep the hotel style and everything working perfectly at the same time.
Congratulations to the team!
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.