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... Ile aux Nattes, it has been like living in a postcard.
Our little bungalows with their hammocks look out onto the white sand and turquoise sea. All the seafood is caught by the villagers during the day and grilled in the evenings, after our Madagascan rum with the sunset.
Yesterday we went out with a man in his boat to attempt to catch some fish for our dinner. Matt caught a stick and ...
... didn’t see them change colour because they didn't get scared or angry but we did feed them some crickets so saw their tongues shoot out to grab them.
In the afternoon we traveled to Mahambo, a small village on the beach. Although this was just a stopover before catching our ferry, the beach and the sea food were ...
... le canal des Panganales de l'Océan Indien , elle est très agitée et ne donne pas envie de baignade! Le lendemain , j'assiste aux duels des pêcheurs face à l’Océan ! ...le pot de terre contre le pot de fer.
Mais avant cela , je demande au village si il y a encore des crocodiles ? non ! idyllique : je me baigne dans cette masse calme et limpide . On voit très bien le fond sablonneux et les poissons : une piscine grandeur nature !!
... taxi who took us into town to check out options re flights/transfers. Tamatave is the second biggest town and Madagascar's main port. Its a curious meeting of 1st and 3rd world - huge petroleum storage tanks alongside the roads populated by bullock carts - but its struggling (still not a lot of tarmac!).
... of wonderful fruits, spices and local produce, and not so appealing meat.
Turning off the RN2 took us across rolling farming country - various crops and a lot of ecalyptus plantations that are coppiced for charcoal or building materials. Much of the land was bare and badly ...