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Travel Blogs from Ile Sainte-Marie (Nosy Boraha)
... is illegal logging of rosewood, which is almost all being shipped to China.
We hike uphill through the forest to get to a cascading waterfall. Right when we get there it starts to rain very heavily, but fortunately the rain doesn't last too loong. On the way we see a couple of large leaf tailed gekkos, and a tree full of these very weird looking white insects, which we learned about in the David Attenborough BBC documentary. They secrete a sugary ...
After few days of relax and visits of Antananarivo and the surroundings, we headed to the north-east to reach Marontsetra and then to Nosy Mangabe island.
We left Tana quite early - on board an ATR with about 50 passengers. We first had a stop over Toamasina. It took about 2h to reach Maroantsetra. Then we had a short transfer by car and took the boat to Nosy Mangabe.
Here, right in the rainforest. Wow.
... we'll stay in touch through e-mail (he doesen't use a phone) to let him know when we're arriving and see what games are going at that time. I'm not really that in to soccer but hitting up the SA games would be really an experience. I hope this will happen. Thanks Tymo.
Ok well I think food is ready soon, gonna go grab a tummy full of fish and maybe knock back a couple of beers.
Also, I forgot to say last time. Happy birthday mom! Love and miss you <3
... me and the driver. I was fine but Mari's seat wasn't quite comfortable and to my understanding, her asscheeks took quite a beating. She says it used to be round but now its flat like a pancake.
The ride ended up lasting only a little over 8 hours even though we had a very good driver who took it easy on the turns and wasn't in a hurry. These things are a gamble around these parts of the world. We rode past a number of ...
... went out I wasnt going to risk my cameras while we were out on the boat - far too much water - so the pix here were taken by one of the volunteers the day after I left.... the sea looks much calmer.
The whole Madagascar adventure was something I would recommend and readily repeat... but maybe I'd do it just a few weeks later (end August?) to have likelihood of more sun less ...