Hotel Villa La Madeleine
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... What started out as a 6 hour delay turned out to be 11 hours. We met some nice Canadians and ran into a young American we already made friends with earlier that week. Needless to say, we all clapped when we heard the plane finally arrive. Haha, funny scene I've never seen before: while checking in mid-day an old french man and an Air Madagascar literally got into a physical fight where the computer screen and keyboard ...
... back to my lovely Hotel Akoa at night. This means that it takes them an hour or more to come and get me. We have worked it out by now to just have one trip per day.
On Thursday, October 2, after sleeping very few hours, I went to a club in a hotel to give a "conference." It was so different from anything I have done before. I took some photos that I printed of Dexter's grandfather and some photos of Dexter and CDs and we sat at couches and people asked ...
... combing the shallows for anything that could be eaten or sold.
We had a pleasant breakfast in company of several dozen Chinese guests. We’ve been surprised on this trip to see how many Chinese tourists there are here. We’ve seen them all over Africa, mostly workers and family members, but here they are tourists. This is a fairly long way to come from China for holiday; so many Chinese must be doing quite well. Jocelyn had ...
... out for some typical Malagasy food with another of her friends. Tim had the Ravitoto while I got stuck into Pork ribs in a sauce with fresh water crayfish for under $5 each!! We certainly had been eating well since we got here. The night came to a pleasant close as we were introduced into Madagascan Karaoke culture. The waiter started up a strangled wail to a slow ballad and other customers joined in in-turn. The lack of tone, harmony and pitch was made up for by passion ...
... than not with a fare in the back seat. The driver gets out and with a little tinkering magic revives some piece of machinery and manages to get it running again - until the next piece needs new life.
And that sense of extending the usefulness of an item exists everywhere. Especially in the hospital. You forget so quickly how curious it is to see the carbon paper from a prescription pad being reused over and over again. Where we might have carbon sheets ...
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