Category Archive: Madagascar

For the love of sailing (a pirogue)

A gallery of a Pirogue boat launch at the remote Belo-sur-mer on the West Coast of Madagascar. “A wet sheet and a flowing sea, a wind that follows fast and fills the white… Continue reading

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 our young kids… Continue reading

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 and we had… Continue reading

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 needs, where every… Continue reading

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 matter where! He… Continue reading

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 diet of coconuts,… Continue reading

On the street in Madagascar…

I didn’t really know what to expect. And I was right not to expect, because there is no box for Madagascar! Sometimes it felt like we were in the middle of Asia, surrounded… Continue reading

Where to walk with lemurs (on your head)

When you think of Madagascar, what’s the first thing you think of? I’m sure that for many folk, the answer is ‘lemurs!’ When we were planning our trip to Madagascar, seeing a lemur… Continue reading

What you need to know about Car rental and road travel in Madagascar

Other than a fear of not being able to communicate in Madagascar with our terrible French and zero knowledge of Malagasy, there was only one other thing about planning our  Madagascar trip that… Continue reading