VOI Amarina Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... 8211; in fact you did not even need to swim, you could just float and watch the hundreds of different fish swimming around. Connor saw a green turtle, but we missed it. I embarrassed myself (and made everyone laugh of course) by not being able to lift myself back into the dinghy – I decided it would be more graceful to swim back to the big boat, where Bert put steps down into the water for me, and I climbed in far more elegantly!
... Africa, not Europe, to which he said, ‘mais ‘l’Afrique du Sud c’est comme l’Europe, Madagascar c’est l’Afrique point’ – basically ‘this is real Africa here’!
After a long and torturous 5 hour drive from grotty Diego Suarez, which of course did not go to plan, we arrived at Ankify in time for lunch at our hotel, ‘l’hotel Baobab’, ...
... small village and, sprayed from head to toe in mozzie repellent, we set off on foot, intrepid travellers that we are, through the thick forest.
This is not an official 'reserve', but is a massive forest that is managed by the local community. Tourists seem to be at a minimum as it's not easy to reach it. We had to pay an entrance tax, which ultimately supports the village. It's in their interest to protect the animals there, ...
... perfume industry! Apparently Chanel buys directly from here - who knows whether that is true or not!
There was also a small 'park' in the plantation - we saw a few wild lemurs, as well as quite a few caged lemurs, which are not indigenous to Nosy Be island. It was effectively a zoo for the tourists, so a bit disappointing - the guy there told me that they do release them but that does not make sense if they are ...
... remember enough French to get through this, with patience, after such a long day and not much food… They say it will arrive on tomorrow's flight from Antananarivo - late afternoon - and then they will bring to me! So all my clothes, toiletries, shoes - all I have are jeans and shirt. Steve dug out a nice pair of his shorts for me, that do fit, and at least he has deodorant and body wash! No face cream though, no hair brush (and of course ...