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... company. Some very nice and generous people.
I then got a ride back to my hotel and prepared for the next round of activities. My hotel was like an oasis away from the traffic and pollution. So quiet and birds in the morning. It was a great choice. The staff was so friendly and they got to know me since I was there longer than any of the other clients.
Enjoy the photos and thank you for making the trip with me.
... camp. Monday 18th August: we all went for a walk together in the morning, visiting the natural granite rock pool piscine, were Maria actually got in for a swim (freezing). We walked to a beautiful new campsite/hotel which is still being built and had lunch, then we visited a local village and went into one of the houses. It was small but well looked after. Once we got back to camp, the others decided to chill out for the arvo but DC Mark, Stockholm Anton and I decided to hike up ...
... and have a Latin name crib sheet handy...lol... Madagascan fact for the day.... The golden orb spider ubiquitous through the Madagascan central highlands is known for the quality of it's silk that is an intense saffron colour and reputed to be five times stronger than steel on a weight by weight basis. You may like the clothes that can be produced from this silk. Updated.... Beer successfully bought.... and edible food.... and good ...
... a two three day plus journey in the back of a truck. Whilst I am reasonably experienced in the ‘journeys from hell’ pantheon, what I had read about Madagascar did fill me with in-trepidation. However this news was a real tonic and within 24 hours all three flights were sorted and booked for a sum of money that which was just slightly more than one flight’s full price quoted in the Lonely Planet.
My first travel ...
I bought a big bag of freshly popped popcorn, and after a suspicious initial tasting, they ate it with gusto and total concentration.
Most of them managed to walk around very well. especially when their little little legs had to clamber up big rough steps.... they don't usually have this much excercise. Another refueling stop for cookies, bananas and water and then we all piled into the hot mini bus for the journey ...