Le Grand Bleu
Travel Blogs from Nosy Be
... people don't have indoor plumbing.
First they took us to a market that was very crowded and full of fruits, vegetables, fish and animals. People in this part of the world eat only the freshest foods and they shop daily. Back on the bus we rode a few miles to a outdoor kiosk where there were lemurs and brightly colored chameleon and one of them jumped on me and crawled up my camera strap to my head and took a small bite of my finger as I tried to get him off ...
... I’ve had a lot of time to spend by myself, too much really…I’ve always been a pretty self-aware person, but with this much alone time I’m actually getting on my own nerves. Think about spending all of your waking time with only one person for 4 months and don’t you think they’d get in your nerves after awhile? I have this part of me that is a worrier and that’s the part that really drives me bloody crazy, ...
... day. I came down for breakfast the next morning to cancel all my plans at the reception desk and was caught by the owner, dropped into a chair, nearly fainting.
So the doctor was called and thus began my ordeal with the Malagasy healthcare system.
I couldn’t make it up to the bungalow so was placed on a sofa downstairs such that I could be watched closely until the doctor arrived. When she did, I quickly realised that patient privacy ...
Sorry for the lack of updates in the last 4 weeks but was pretty cut off in Madagascar! It was amazing though! I started off just outside Tana then we we flew up to Diego the next day for a couple of nights before deployment to camp at 2.30 am on a 7 hour taxi brousse journey. For those unfamiliar with the taxi brousse it is a small minibus designed to take 12 in the main compartment but will usually take a minimum of 15 ish....however they ...
... Dominique (a regular at Bar Nandipo) for assisting with communications and the staff of Bar Nandipo who dealt with a difficult situation with care and respect. Thankyou also to the staff of the Belle Vue Hotel for their understanding, and Ross (tour operator for Djema Tours) for his assistance and condolences. Finally I would like to express our appreciation to Specialty Assist (World Nomads Travel Insurance), specifically Rickard and Ali, for ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service