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... across impossibly turquoise blue ocean, and mooring in quiet bays and river mouths at night, with the water lapping gently against the boat, the dazzling blanket of stars and the bright almost full moon overhead
- we can see the villagers’ fires at night, they wave as we sail past and sometimes come out to the boat in their dug out pirogues
- and we can hear them chopping wood and singing
- one mooring was more exposed, so more bouncy through the ...
... Africa, not Europe, to which he said, ‘mais ‘l’Afrique du Sud c’est comme l’Europe, Madagascar c’est l’Afrique point’ – basically ‘this is real Africa here’!
After a long and torturous 5 hour drive from grotty Diego Suarez, which of course did not go to plan, we arrived at Ankify in time for lunch at our hotel, ‘l’hotel Baobab’, ...
... occurrence for them!
Bag safely installed in the car, we then drove around the island to a quiet beach where we boarded a 'pirogue' to take us to a reserve where we'd see lemurs. The boat was hand made, wooden, with hand carved wooden oars, and our guide and the boat owner and Steve rowed us around the mangrove forest. They all got up quite a sweat and there were soon good muscles on show! That boat ride was about 45 minutes ...
... plan was that we go to the camp tomorrow afternoon and bring him back to our hotel. However, it now sounds like tomorrow night is going to be a big 'last night' at camp, so we will only collect him on Friday morning before we head off to our next destination (Reserve de L'Ankarana, where we will see lemurs in the wild)!
Will try to get some of today's pics uploaded later/tomorrow.
Still no news on the luggage...
... each passport!). We collected our luggage and then had to re-scan it and check it in for the Nosy Be flight – so I know it had arrived in Madagascar!
Then of course when we stood waiting, with bated breath, for the luggage handlers to bring the bags through - three of our four bags were there quickly. But not mine – some French people were also missing their luggage, probably 10 of us in total. So, I had to complete forms, ...
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