Hotel Villa La Madeleine
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... spend a week in Tana, not really planned but okay because we love the markets, strolling around and we met some nice travellers. It is a bit difficult to see the poor people on the streets, we are used to some poor countries but this island is really poor I have to say. Sometimes hard to face it, but unfortunately it is what it is and we actually cannot do a lot about it. The people are super friendly and also a bit curious when they see us. Now we are ...
... family bubble.
But he is the exception.
He was saved, out of millions, out of an orphanage, by two devoted parents who loved him before ever meeting him.
I love coming home to him and his family. Watching a healthy, bubbly child bounce around discovering the world is a much needed reprieve from my hospital days. But also seeing the devotion in his parents eyes and how their hearts melt every time he coos, gives ...
... and baguette in me, and now just 9:30 am, I figured I’d write a little while I charted out a plan for my Saturday.
For those who read my last entry, I got back on the horse Friday and it was an easier day of demure viral infections and slightly less dire conditions. And then I was finally rewarded by my Friday night. But I’ll get to that.
At first the streets here all looked the same disheveled, slightly brown murky routes ...
... and only men who are looking for that! If we had some lesbians on the tour they would have been in heaven, as the people here are quite striking in their appearance. We stay for one quick drink to be polite, and then bolt for the door. This portion of the tour comes to an end tomorrow, so there’s packing to do! And yet another day passes without news from our missing companions. We can only hope that they are safe and happy wherever they ...
... me and Potsy headed on back to Tana. The roads in Tana were pretty clogged up with traffic when we got there, but instead of dropping me straight back at my hotel (I'd booked a room at Les Flots Bleu near the airport), Potsy made a diversion first to drop some stuff off to a friend of his (which he seemed to have snuck into the boot when no-one was looking), then to pick his wife up, before finally dropping me off at my hotel at 6.30pm. A quick goodbye and ...
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45 rue du Docteur Vilette, Antananarivo | Hotelfrom $50