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Madagascar; I won't go back, but I am glad I went there

MADAGASCAR | Mon, 11 Nov 2013 | By navontheroad | Views [370]

Antananarivo Airport, Antananarivo, Madagascar 2/07/2013 I am waiting to board my flight to Nairobi, which then connects to another flight to Bangkok, Thailand. I’ve lost my black pen (that’s why this journal entry is written with a ... Read more >

Tags: antananarivo, chameleons, frontier, hell vile, island life, lemurs, madagascar

My Scholarship entry - Understanding a Culture through Food

MADAGASCAR | Mon, 23 Apr 2012 | By zeerock | Views [257] | Scholarship Entry

I walked down the streets of Ambositra; a quaint colonial town of stone and fields located in Madagascar’s highlands. The early morning tropical air wafted by, just as boys bicycled lazily past, down dirt roads delivering fresh baguettes in burlap sacks ... Read more >

Tags: africa, breakfast, cheese, madagascar, travel writing scholarship 2012, trekking, wandering

My Scholarship entry - Seeing the world through other eyes

WORLDWIDE | Fri, 13 Apr 2012 | By tomkenning | Views [272] | Scholarship Entry

At daybreak Aina lifts his scarred fisherman’s hand to the reed-thatched roof of his hut where a ring-tailed lemur sits majestically in front of the rising sun, her arms stretched wide. Energized by this solar meditation, the sociable lemur bends down ... Read more >

Tags: anakao, lemur, madagascar, pirogue, travel writing scholarship 2012

Southern Africa Storm - Travel Alert

SOUTH AFRICA | Tue, 6 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2307]

A big tropical storm that lashed south eastern Africa at the weekend, taking 77 lives, is expected to return in the next few days. Tropical storm Irina brushed South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province at the weekend, dumping heavy rain and causing ... Read more >

Tags: africa, madagascar, mozambique, south africa, travel-alert

Local Laws & Customs - Madagascar

MADAGASCAR | Sat, 7 Jan 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [2650] | Comments [1]

If you’re planning a trip to Madagascar you have just assured yourself one of the most amazing adventures you will ever experience.   This country has something to offer everyone, from the extreme and adventurous traveler to the most relaxed and ... Read more >

Tags: africa, madagascar, travel-legal, travel-safety, travel-tips

Madagascar Crime Tips

MADAGASCAR | Thu, 12 May 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1486]

For those seeking an experience like no other, Madagascar, Africa is the perfect destination.   The fourth largest island in the world, it was torn away from African and Indian landmasses millions of years ago after an earthquake that set it adrift.... Read more >

Tags: africa, crime, madagascar, travel-crime, travel-safety

Staying Safe & Healthy in Madagascar

MADAGASCAR | Sat, 30 Apr 2011 | By safetyhub | Views [1247]

Looking for a travel destination that offers diverse landscapes to explore?   How about a place with a long, rich history and a fascinating culture that revolves around ancient magic and mystery?   Perhaps it’s abundant wildlife you seek, with ... Read more >

Tags: africa, madagascar, travel-crime, travel-health

Photos: Madagascar

MADAGASCAR | Sat, 15 May 2010 | By escape | Photo Gallery

Trip of a lifetime!
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Day 2 - Tana

MADAGASCAR | Sun, 2 May 2010 | By escape | Views [406] | Comments [1]

The morning in Reunion involved more rain and taking a lovely walk by a very grouchy looking sea. Also worth mentioning for potential travellers, the main St Denis bus stop (Gare Routiere) is right on the sea in the middle of town. It was an ... Read more >

Tags: antananarivo, madagascar, tana

August - Famadihana (Turning of the Bones), Madagascar

MADAGASCAR | Thu, 16 Jul 2009 | By worldfestivals | Views [6242] | Video

Location: Hauts plateaux (highlands), Madagascar Dates: Throughout winter (June to September) Level of Participation: 2 – watch the Merina’s unique ritual – and join the attendant party Description: ... Read more >

Tags: madagascar, turning of the bones, world festivals

Only a Woman Could Understand

MADAGASCAR | Thu, 11 Jun 2009 | By true-claims-stories | Views [1966]

I started to feel some lower abdominal pain while on vacation in Madagascar. It got worse over the weekend, so I went to a gynecologist because I suspected it might be Pelvic Inflammatory Disease due to the IUD I use for contraception. I’m a doctor ... Read more >

Tags: antibiotics, insurance claim, iud, madagascar, pelvic inflammatory disease, travel insurance, true claim stories, world nomads

don't you worry your pretty little head

MADAGASCAR | Mon, 8 Nov 2004 | By ejpredny | Views [465]

hello! welcome to madagascar! i know it's been awhile, but there are no predators or dangerous animals on the island, so don't worry bout me! i think i was separated at birth. the people here love that which does not make sense almost as much as ... Read more >

Tags: antanantarivo, emily predny, finaratsoa, lemurs, madagascar, parc nationale ranmanfana, predny, tulear


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