Hotel Villa La Madeleine
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To either side, were lean-tos. Women walked along the road with outrageous size bags on their heads. Children sat passively in front of various “buildings”. Men casually stood around.
Past the buildings, a small grassy hill separated the road from a lake on the right. There were a few primitive structures. The people were engaged in various daily activities of hanging laundry on bushes and bathing in the lake. There was as light wind and a few children ...
... It’s a skeleton crew and the on-call doctor is sleeping. So on we go. Some drugs are summoned. I call for suction, but there isn’t a machine. A nurse disappears and slowly returns with a massive and utterly archaic contraption with which she blunders about, unable to find an outlet, unable to connect it properly. It soon becomes too late for suction.
Finally the doctor arrives. The pulse has been checked. The drugs have been given. There’s a discussion as ...
... she had me for a 2 month elective.
I started again, and found out that she hadn’t gotten the contract of the elective placement but they always arrived late, so she believed me when I said I was supposed to be there. That being said, she had one foot out the door and was really rather late and very busy, so could I come back tomorrow morning at 8?
And thus ended my epic quest. After hours of trolling the streets of Tana, having knocked ...
... the few Malagasy songs that they chose, but every single one of them featured the Canadian crooner.
Their questionable musical taste aside, the Malagasy are a wonderfully friendly people, automatically smiling when you meet them and generally being trustworthy and helpful to visitors. Especially in the smaller villages the greeting of “Vahza!” (Literally “white man”) was always accompanied by a smile, and only rarely a request ...
... of the Inca Empire in Peru. He ruled from 1787 to 1810. He had 12 wives, each of whom lived with him for a month in turn. The complex is surrounded by a wall which was covered with egg white, of which parts are still original. The one-roomed house of the first King is the main building in the complex. The house contains original cooking utensils, weapons and two beds - one for the King and one for his wives. A thick, 10m tall, rosewood pole supports the roof. Carved ...
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