Belo sur mer; the beginnings of Malagasy Schooners

If you think sailing ships are a thing of the past, a romantic chapter in our history when the likes of Portuguese explorers set off into the horizon on sailing … Continue reading Belo sur mer; the beginnings of Malagasy Schooners

Belo sur mer; where the sail ships come home

It’s been a year almost since we were in Belo sur mer,winding down in a beautiful setting after a week of solid road tripping. Belo-sur-mer reminded me a lot of … Continue reading Belo sur mer; where the sail ships come home

Madagascar: Lagoon life at Belo-sur-mer

The trouble with a road trip is that it’s a taster or an overview of an area. I like to stop at some point, if possible. Hang around a bit, … Continue reading Madagascar: Lagoon life at Belo-sur-mer

Discovering the remote Malagasy village: Belo sur Mer

I know the quote well, the one that says it’s about the journey and not the destination. In our case, the destination was as important! We’d been road tripping with … Continue reading Discovering the remote Malagasy village: Belo sur Mer

Allée des Baobabs; roots of the sky

When you’ve got limited time to travel such a vast country as Madagascar, you’ve got to choose your route carefully. It was simple for us. We only had 12 days … Continue reading Allée des Baobabs; roots of the sky

A road trip gallery: From Antsirabe to Morondava

  “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 … Continue reading A road trip gallery: From Antsirabe to Morondava

When to break the budget: Madagascar

  There is one of them in every family! The budget controller! In our case, it’s my husband. My husband can stick to a budget no matter what or no … Continue reading When to break the budget: Madagascar

Inland Madagascar; dont rush to the beach just yet!

It’s a tempting thought – to rush to the beach and to dip my toes into that postcard turquoise blue water, to soak up the sunshine and live on a … Continue reading Inland Madagascar; dont rush to the beach just yet!