TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Neptune Toamasina (Tamatave)
Travel Blogs from Toamasina (Tamatave)
... looking green. Too many mojitos. Climbing and winding, descending and winding, full speed, then full breaks... Honk the horn, run anything smaller off the road...bikes, pedestrians, doesn't matter. These roads are barely over one lane wide with no shoulders. It also connects the capitol with the major port on the coast so there are semi-trucks with shipping containers, fuel, you name it. The fatigue and over-boozing was kicking in and our eyes closed. WHAM... To the ...
Monday, April 6
Today was another lazy day for me. I cleaned the bathroom, took out the trash of the cabin, did laundry. During the wait for my laundry, I watched some Grey’s Anatomy in Midships and wrote some e-mails. After lunch Lise, Maria and I went into town. We went to Adam and Eve, where we had some sambos (favorite Malagasy food!) and a cheese and omelette sandwich and some fresh coconut juice. Then we went ...
... did a great job and she looks even more beautiful now! Although she doesn’t speak French, and I don’t really speak Malagasy, we just held hands and she talked to me and laughed and I laughed with her. Precious moments shared with this lovely person. Amazing.
Friday March 20
In the morning I took the Norwegians on a tour of the engine room and the bridge; very educational!
In the afternoon ...
... February 21
After saying goodbye to Allison, a wonderful nurse, of whom I learned a lot, Aline and I went for a morning bike ride.
This weekend I decided to stay on the ship and spend some time with Ismael, making some bracelets with him and Lise. After that Lise and I had dinner and went to the local shopping center, that appeared to be closed :-(. So we walked to the beach and had a coconut.
In the evening we went to 'Chopped’, ...
... February 5
Today was D-Day, the launch of campaign that has been worked on by a lot of people for the past three months – The Transportation Campaign. Because of the vast territory, as well as the limited access to big cities, it is very difficult for patients to get from wherever they are to our ship in Tamatave. It costs a lot of money, and not everyone can walk to the ship (we have had patients that ...