Travel Blogs from Ile Sainte-Marie (Nosy Boraha)
... Ile aux Nattes, it has been like living in a postcard.
Our little bungalows with their hammocks look out onto the white sand and turquoise sea. All the seafood is caught by the villagers during the day and grilled in the evenings, after our Madagascan rum with the sunset.
Yesterday we went out with a man in his boat to attempt to catch some fish for our dinner. Matt caught a stick and ...
... br> At the Natural Pools in the far North we really were amazed by the beauty of the tropical nature. So many palmtrees, hills and a beautiful beach with lots of shells. And no other tourists. The only anoying fact is that when we arrived the locals jump in your neck to guide you and try to sell shells. We just wanted to dream away in this fantastic place. Solution: just ignore and walk, they give up!
Back in the South we went over to Ill Aux Nattes a small 2km ...
... avec le vendeur dans sa pirogue et c'est parti pour une balade dans la
mangrove...L'eau de mer est mélangée à l'eau douce, il y a une faune et
une flore dense!
Des martins pêcheurs (dits "vince" là bas) superbes, mais très durs à photographier!
Nous accostons la pirogue dans un petit coin à peine visible à distance,
heureusement que j ai guide du coin !! On se dirige ensuite sur un petit
chemin sablonneux dans une ...
... who I wish could be here also.
Also I'm worrying about our coming endevours. Mostly Tanzania, because we don't have a travel guide to that country. Not that it's a huge deal, but when you arrive to a dark, strange town in the middle of the night and touts surround you, offering to carry your bag and pulling on you to follow them, it's good to have a small list of hotels/guesthouses and a map to give you an idea where the hell you should be heading... Don't ...
... our way back to explore more of this city.
The next day we woke up at 6.30 am and at 7am our driver was waiting for us. He dropped us off at the taxi brousse station and so began our very hectic two day travel experience. While waiting for the car to fill up with passangers we met two Liethuanian guys who told us that this ride to Toamasina can take anywhere from 8 to 20 hours. We had the front row seats. I was by the window and ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet