Travel Blogs from Antananarivo
... suggestion. I collected the security guard at the entrance and explained what I needed to do. He became my bodyguard. We walked, not far, to an ATM which had its own dedicated guard and the two of them watched my back while I got enough cash to pay for the room and for some extras for the next day or two. We made it back without incident.
This will be a short night, we have a long day to begin tomorrow, but hopefully it will be worth the ...
... 8217;s on an around the world ticket, and a 20something female Brit who just finished an internship as well. Soon we were joined by a late 20something German chick that is doing her Political Science thesis on the Madagascan Government.
Since they had all been in the country longer than I had, I asked some key advice and after talking to them, felt much better about my upcoming adventure. We talked, laughed, and ate. They told me stories of their experiences upon arrival and ...
... his tiny frail body up and move all the blankets away from under him to place him flat on the bed. His mother, seeing his limp body, runs out of the room in visceral tears. She can’t watch this. She expects the worst.
The oxygen is turned up, and off we go. One two three - breathe, one two three - breather, one two three - breathe. This time, suction arrives and we clear his airway. This time, the oxygen is blasting through a bag-mask that seems to be a proper fit. ...
... a few hundred Euros and got several giant bricks of Madagascan Ariary notes for it. (The exchange rate is about 30,000 Ariary to the Euro, but the largest note is only a 10,000 note.)
Our driver Roland picked us up for the short 10 min drive to the very nice Au Bois Vert Hotel. Soon after we got there the afternoon thunderstorm started and so we spent the rest of the ...
... of the poverty that brought me to this country and of course pollution and traffic. I thought I’d miss my flight to Fort Dauphin on the way back from town because of the start-stop traffic. Over all my initial impressions of Tana were positive: the city is built on a series of hills with beautiful French colonial buildings and the lively bustle of markets. Bradt was right – definitely ‘one of the most attractive cities in the developing ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed