Le Relais Des Plateaux
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... to some surrounding hills, but mostly the rice fields and small clusters of houses. We are staying in a village tonight and arrived at our house at 1pm, after walking for 5km. They already had lunch waiting for us, there was a large semi-outside seating area. They had made me a special no-onion meal, which was really nice of them as absolutely everything had onions in it!! I had rice, tomatoes, raw carrot and some cooked vegetables. Everyone else had ...
... to get us to pay a bribe but we chose not to take the bait! Once we have paid our fee, another line as they check in large group of passports and then another official starts calling out our names and hands us our passports. Fortunately Robert was able to collect our luggage before our names were called!
This has taken about an hour and we see our names on a sign and out we go to greet the person forgetting that ...
... is Malagasy. A very good bass player named Gabrielle from Montpellier. They introduced her as Mamagasy which is how they define people who are French and Malagasy. Mamagasy or Papagasy. The first half was a bit much when a woman sang a Gregory Porter song, On My Way to Harlem. She pronounced Harlem as Har-ler. It was so disconcerting. I know English wasn't her first or second language but at least she could pronounce Harlem properly. The piano player was very ...
... species of lemur as well as some frogs and weird insects. Had a few beers with DC mark and Swedish Anton before dinner, very interesting to hear stories from around the world and how some things are exactly the same and others are quite different. The village we stayed in is in the middle of ranomafana rainforest, like the rest of what I have seen of Madagascar the people are very poor but very friendly. Unlike Rwanda or Zimbabwe, I think the future of ecotourism here ...
Today I am taking it slowly, did some of our wash and decided to add a few more pictures from the drive South that we did yesterday. We must go back to the bank today, hotels do not take credit cards for the rooms or the meals. The ATM's here, only give one hundred dollars per withdraws and in 5000 ...