Hotel Villa La Madeleine
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... through, where Nomena comes from! Ah-ha! Dina, our original contact in Antsiribe, arrived to find out about our trip and he offered to drive us back to Akany Avoko now his car was fixed... and we had accumulated so much extra baggage.
I was surprized to meet a young, slim and very dapper American in "our" living room. i had forgotten that the guest house was shared accommodation as we'd had it all to ourselves the first time. After ...
... French is being dusted down once again. Most of the children and the staff here speak French.
We have made a few sorties outside to the market... which is very complicated because many of the stallholders give prices in old Malagasy French francs, which were replaced by the present currency , the ariary. I'm not very good at all those zeros in English.... so it'd a nightmare for me in French ( my son Stevie will maybe remember when I ...
... last year. While educational achievement has improved there is considerable mis-match between the qualifications students achieved and the employment available. Therefore, while unemployment is relatively low (3.8%), under-employment is quite high, because of a lack of skilled workers or a lack of work in the areas where the skills are. This means more than 70% of the population is unemployed or underemployed. Naturally this situation is worse ...
... in deep gorges. The contrast between the hot, dry landscape in the mountains and the lush green of the canyons was simply breathtaking. With large pools forming in the rivers we needed no second invitation to go for a swim, and having a troop of lemurs leaping about in the trees whilst we had lunch was simply the icing on the cake.
Ranomafana therefore had a lot to live up to! A pure rainforest park, it certainly had the scenery and trekking through ...
Next morning the flight back to the capital. Rija looked very tired
and we offered to return his generosity by shouting him a ticket on
the plane, instead of an all-day trip in the taxi brousse. But alas,
We returned to our very comfortable hotel in Tana and discovered
that the taxi brousse with Rija had broken down - not an unexpected
problem in Mada, and he had slept on the bus before reaching Tana
midday the next ...
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45 rue du Docteur Vilette, Antananarivo | Hotelfrom $50