A road trip gallery: From Antsirabe to Morondava

Malagasy famer

Crops near Antsirabe, Central Madagascar


Madagascar agriculture

“All my life I’ve always come back to one thing,
my need to feel free and the need to feel the breeze,
the ride provides a freedom this gypsy needs,
where every road is another blessed memory,
a new experience to carry inside my journey,
a sense of belonging to a familiar tribe,
a brotherhood that goes beyond a bloodline.”
― Jess “Chief” Brynjulson, Highway Writings

Rice field prep

Malagasy Land prep

Malagasy homestead

“The most important reason for going from one place to another is to see what’s in between, and they took great pleasure in doing just that.”
― Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth

Beehive raider

The Honey raider


Zebu Cow

Zebu river crossing

Western Madagascar

“I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist.”
― Billy Joel

Zebu in training

“A journey is a person in itself; no two are alike. And all plans, safeguards, policing, and coercion are fruitless. We find that after years of struggle that we do not take a trip; a trip takes us.” – John Steinbeck

Zebu herd

Malagasy woman

“How little we understand
of the gifts we have been given
or the shape of the path
we took to reach our salvation.”
― Harley King, What I Was Meant To Forget

Zebu cart

“The Sun will rise and set regardless. What we choose to do with the light while it’s here is up to us. Journey wisely.”
― Alexandra Elle

Tsiribihina River

Tsiribihina River, Western Madagascar

“Discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes.” – Marcel Proust

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