Nosy Be Hotel
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... embroidered table cloths I’d had my eyes on the whole trip! Luckily there was a lady in our (again very basic) hotel in Antananarivo with a basket of all kinds of goodies for sale – so I managed to get a few things, although not exactly what I’d wanted. And then a man came in selling lots of precious stones, all mined in Madagascar (rubies, sapphires, emeralds…) – who knows if it’s true, and whether they were genuine, but I did buy a few loose ...
... had recommended something called ‘Coli-Calm’ which he said was very good at combatting diarrhoea, much better than Imodium (‘troubles’ was the French word in the medication I got for Steve, and is a great descriptor, now much used by all of us!). He also said that most visitors from Europe have some kind of intestinal ‘troubles’ when they holiday in Madagascar – I pointed out that we live ...
When we went to breakfast, one of the staff members said that Air Madagascar had called, and that we should collect the bag from their office in town. So we went there first, my clothes and face cream being a priority over wild lemurs today! I said to Steve I was sick of dressing like a boy! Anyway, I was very excited to see my bag there and a very helpful man sorted out the paperwork, although was not overly apologetic. It sounds like this is ...
... I am sure we will see them properly in the wild when we move on after Nosy Be.
Then we drove round the island and up a mountain to have spectacular views of different lakes and islands. By now it was very hot and Jack in particular was struggling. So we had lunch on a beautiful beach in the north, at a restaurant aimed at European tourists paying in Euros... Good food, in a lovely location, at much higher than we'd pay ...
But my luggage didn't!
So we travelled from Cape Town last night, then from Joburg to Antananarivo this morning, all without incident or significant delay.
We had a few hours to kill in Antananarivo airport, not the most exciting of places – and the flight was delayed for another 45 minutes, but nothing like what the kids experienced last week! LOTS of security checks and x rays, passport officials on over-drive (3 ...