Sakatia Passions

Address: Sakatia Island, Nosy Be, Madagascar | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Sakatia Island, Nosy Be.
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Travel Blogs from Nosy Be

July 10-14th - sheer heaven, finally!

A travel blog entry by lesleycroskery on Jul 10, 2014

3 comments, 106 photos

... juicy pineapple, fresh or flambe’d – the kids were curious about what banana flambé was, and when we described it Connor said ‘ok, so it’s burnt banana!’ – not loving ‘wet bananas’ (ie the opposite of dried banana, which he does like!), he passed on that

  • G and Ts and Bloody Marys at sunset on the deck, and the best caprinhas in a bar on Nosy Komba (Ella and I went over on our last night with the captain, to buy potatoes for ...

  • July 9th – leaving Diego Suarez

    A travel blog entry by lesleycroskery on Jul 09, 2014

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... ropes back, Steve said they were not suitable as they were green – trying to make a joke – which of course they did not get…

  • we were stopped by traffic police, who went through the driver’s paperwork with a fine toothcomb to find a problem. Of course they manufactured some misdemeanor, he paid a ‘fine’ (which went into the policeman’s pocket…), and off we went, to lots ...

  • July 3 - hurray - 'le bagage est arrive, madame'

    A travel blog entry by lesleycroskery on Jul 03, 2014

    5 comments, 28 photos

    ... occurrence for them!

    Bag safely installed in the car, we then drove around the island to a quiet beach where we boarded a 'pirogue' to take us to a reserve where we'd see lemurs. The boat was hand made, wooden, with hand carved wooden oars, and our guide and the boat owner and Steve rowed us around the mangrove forest. They all got up quite a sweat and there were soon good muscles on show! That boat ride was about 45 minutes ...

    July 2nd - Spent a day touring the island

    A travel blog entry by lesleycroskery on Jul 02, 2014

    7 comments, 19 photos

    ... of ylang ylang, and the air is fragrant with its particular smell. The trees grow very tall, but for ease of picking the flowers they are pruned to grow no higher than 2 metres, so everywhere we saw lots of trees that looked as if a storm had broken them down. We saw the copper vats that the perfume is distilled in - apparently the recipe is 500kg of flowers + 300 litres of water, just to make 12 litres of ylang ylang oil ...

    July 1st - We arrived in Nosy Be…

    A travel blog entry by lesleycroskery on Jul 01, 2014

    1 comment, 11 photos

    ... has one, including Ella!!).

    We had an hour's hair raising drive, in the dark, to the small town where we are staying. There are few street lights, but people were walking the roads as the cars tear along them. We were immediately impressed by the lovely smell of ylang ylang and the intense sparkle of the stars against the very black night, with just a tiny sliver of moon to light everything!

    We arrived at our hotel, 'Gerard ...