La Varangue

17 rue Printsy Ratsimamanga, Antananarivo, Madagascar | Hotel

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A travel blog entry by jenny.whinney


... explosion" for dessert was delicious. The whole things cost us less than a meal out pizza express so we were very full and very happy, realising we'll be moving on to more basic living.

This morning we're packed up and ready to move on with our first taxi-brousse experience. These are the public transport, mini-bus like things (which hopefully will let me put my rucksack on top. If not I'll arrive flat at the next stop).

A busy week at Akany Avoko

A travel blog entry by sueblueginger


Monday 11 February started off hot and sunny. June and I did the early morning shift with the babies. Some of them seemed feverish and fractious, and little Christophe threw up all of his breakfast as soon as he'd swallowed the last mouthful.

Lots of washing and changing of clothes.The rest of the morning was taken up with doing my own washing, walking to the village for photocopying and food , and helping to prepare for the ...

Midnight Holdup

A travel blog entry by lexicon


... a police check up ahead.
“Do you have your passports and visas?”

Well, no.

So here we are at midnight, three tourists and a malagasy driver in a taxi heading towards a police checkpoint - without papers. This could be the start of a bad joke. Of course, why should we be carrying our passports? Mine was safely stowed away back at the B&B we’d been staying at, so were the other two. We quietly held our ...

"The end of the world is nigh."

A travel blog entry by ngairephillips


... even more excited when we found out that he had a strong social and environmental ethic, using his music and his celebrity status to encourage healthy living amongst Malagasy. He departed after giving us both a big hug. The CDs were indeed a very special present for both of us. You can check out Ricky at It felt a bit odd being back in Tana after 5 weeks travel, but it was nice to be settled for a few days - we even splashed ...


A travel blog entry by edandclaire


... together, which made the task of getting to see them both pretty easy, and gave us two great tour guides! Aaron was working when we arrived, so Jewksey and his other half Megan picked us up and took us wine and coffee tasting straight from the airport. A better welcome back to the first world it is hard to imagine! Coupled with a trip to a cider farm for Megan’s birthday, a visit to an unbelievably crowded casino at 2 in the morning to watch England play ...

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