Hotel Villa La Madeleine
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... very lovely party. Rames told us about how he was not a citizen of any country when he applied for a passport because his parents came there before Independence in India and he was born before independence in Madagascar (1960). He had to join the Foreign Legion for 3 years to get French citizenship and then he went to Canada to school and worked for the UN. He is retired now but does some work with Malaria prevention. She does environmental work with ...
... and saw how they make crafts (bags, hats etc) from the fibre inside the sisal leaves. We also visited a paper making store which was pretty cool, I would've liked to bring some home but I doubt it would survive stuffed in my bag for another 6 or 7 weeks. We visited a zebu market but it wasn't market day, then we drove into the campsite ("camping" in cabins with beds) which is at the base of a stunning granite mountain range, with stacks of ringtail lemurs living in the grounds ...
... government had moved it some three years ago - to the airport (useless)!
Frustrated I managed to stumble across a private travel agency in a neighbouring street (no street markings or signs in Antananarivo), who were very helpful. After an hour they came up with some suggestions and I managed to find the National Parks HQ who provided some further tips. My biggest breakthrough came with a very helpful lady at Air Madagascar HQ, ...
... We managed to cajole them onto the bus, still sobbing and howling and the security guards lifted the barrier to let us out of Akany.
Gradually the noise level subsided as they were soothed by the rumble of the bus engine, and some became fascinated by the activity outside the bus windows.Inue, the little boy sitting on my lap, started pointing at the people, taxis and lorries.He normaly has quite a serious demeanor ...
It’s near midnight and we’re meandering down a dark deserted alleyway in search of a taxi home. The first one we found in front of the restaurant wouldn’t budge on the price, and neither would we. So in our wine-bolstered bravado the three of us strutted down the street seeking out another taxi that might be more amenable to our rates, regardless of the time of night. It was “night ...
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