Travel Blogs from Antananarivo
About 20 minutes later he returned and set off in a new direction with purpose. Several minutes later we arrived where small group of visitors were watching some golden lemurs, the kind that dance sideways when moving on the ground, fairly high up. We could get a glimpse now and again of a baby holding tight on the mother’s side. We were impressed by how the lemurs would launch fearlessly from a branch on one tree to the branch of another ...
... started at 30 000 MAD. Then we got the sob stories...the traffic was bad...Yes..It’s shocking most days. It’s Saturday...And???? Your hotel is very far...No it’s not. We’ve been there before and can take you the shortest way. In the end they realised we knew what we were talking about but still the ring leader refused to lose face and go below 15000. OK...At that moment our packs came off the roof, we put them on and ...
... are ill. Others even get a private room at the hospital, one of three in the entire complex. However most here are denied the chance to play with that ball of rocks as their families can’t afford the treatments needed, the antibiotics their bodies crave, or the bloodwork that might hold the answers to their illness.
It’s easy to become numb to the masses here. To lose yourself in the hundreds of dirty faces of children running the ...
... to get off their asses and dance. So, after a little jazzier, slower number, when the beat picked up again, I got up with my friend (also french) and we danced. The rows popped up one by one, and finally the audience started to move. The musicians on stage danced harder as the music moved them faster, and the notes falling from the guitars and beats off the drums lifted both audience and band member’s feet higher and in greater rhythm as the set went ...
... or heard from two of them. Something happened between heading toward the lounge and take-off, but they never boarded the flight, and we did not learn of their absence until disembarking in Antananarivo, since we were mostly in the economy section of the plane. The airline evidently knew that they had missed the flight, as their bags were not offloaded in Madagascar. This is a big mystery, and I am totally flummoxed, but there ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking