Travel Blogs from Antananarivo
... lined the Avenue. At the far end the magnificent Gare Soarano dominated the Avenue. Over one hundred years old it is little used nowadays and was recently converted into a high end shopping mall, with a high class parisian Bistro at one end. The occasional (appropriately named Mad Rail train passes through) but all in all it was just for the tourists and ex-pats. However, the Lonely Planet had said the Info HQ was here… yet I soon ...
I bought a big bag of freshly popped popcorn, and after a suspicious initial tasting, they ate it with gusto and total concentration.
Most of them managed to walk around very well. especially when their little little legs had to clamber up big rough steps.... they don't usually have this much excercise. Another refueling stop for cookies, bananas and water and then we all piled into the hot mini bus for the journey ...
... it would have cost us ten fold. Then he would have had leverage. My NSW driver’s license I could have left behind with him, and he knew it. Same held true for the identity card and the photocopy. All these were disposable in case of an emergency, as we found ourselves in that night.
In retrospect, I have to wonder, was he really an officer? We never saw a badge, and his gear was quite generic. It isn’t to say that ...
... to observe the social dynamics amongst the locals and ponder how we were being viewed in the context of their social structure. It seemed a bit more complex than simply being next in line. It's funny how the things we take for granted in our lives are simply a reflection of our cultural identity. Take being able to communicate as an example. As New Zealanders, we see little value in learning other languages. Far away from the rest of the world and with another ...
... in line for half an hour. The staff was waiting for something; I thought the luggage belts might not be workings since there were bags left on the scales. Finally after the wait we were told that the flight to Nairobi was cancelled. That’s unusual for Kenya Airways and one reason we pay a little more to fly with them when it’s possible.
The next flight should be at 02:10 tomorrow morning; in the middle of the night. We won’t sleep much since ...
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