… or the queens palace. I suggest to refer to Wikipedia as usual and if you are travelling more via Antananarivo, to at least go there for the point of view. It’s beautiful and the historical part won’t disappoint you. It’s probably better than any tv soap. And yes, IContinue Reading

The symbol originates from the Catholic tradition that when sentenced to death, Peter requested that his cross be upside down, as he felt unworthy of being crucified in the same manner as Jesus. You can imagine today the shock for some tourist when they have to re-learn this.Continue Reading

Kerry and its magnificent empty coast ahhhh. After a long road trip through the Irish country side, surrounded by farming fields, and hidden behind a not so appealing harbor sits a cute beach with a Copacabana like sand and and a water free of shark. Of course it’s ideal, emptyContinue Reading

It happened in Madagascar, in the region of Ankotrofotsy, while crossing the river Tsiribihina. If you want to tick the list of doomsday you have it obviously: no trees just some bushes a big road that doesn’t cool down at night no shadows no clouds I didn’t try to fryContinue Reading

Try to describe this city without being too alarmist… well how about a “Pirate bay”? I lived a couple of year on one of the island next door, this island is spoiled by European funds and always talks about Madagascar as poor, desperate, criminal (due to poverty) and some thingsContinue Reading

Antsirabe is the capital city of the Vakinankaratra region, in the central highlands of Madagascar. It’s a popular spa town, known for its thermal springs and many colorful rickshaws. The city’s French colonial buildings include the Hôtel des Thermes, with its grand facade. Stalls at the souk-like, outdoor Sabotsy MarketContinue Reading

L’Églantine est le fruit d’un rosier dont la description peut se trouver sur cet article Wikipédia. On l’appelle aussi : Rosa rubiginosa, et ça aurait une odeur de pomme… 1 kg de sucre environ 1 citron bien mur 1 bouteille de vin blanc 1 kg d’églantine Ustensiles 1 saladier 1 chinois 1 balance de cuisine Préparation Temps total: 2 h 30 min Préparation: 1 hContinue Reading

This place wouldn’t be a first choice to visit in Switzerland but has a great potential. … If we forget the industrial part, the polluted part, the chemical part, the noisy part and the local attitude … Example, if you cross the border with a car full of white people:Continue Reading

This place is small so please don’t go with a massive group, don’t expect hours of hike and if you could keep clean… Mullinhassig Wood & Waterfalls are just cute and I recommend to pick up your bike if you want to make it a good exit from Cork. It’sContinue Reading

Okay, there is no city center, or hot spot where people like to gather out of the shadow (doesn’t count at the market). Big international companies have created some great private and closed spaces and the public administration managed to benefit from teh installation of massive buildings too. That couldContinue Reading

This concept is actually cool because you can use your legs while being on vacation, you feel more vulnerable even if you know that you are surrounded by a lot of rangers who exactly know where to go to keep you entertained for the exact time you asked and withContinue Reading

This is a key place in Zambia, because of the proximity with the most impressive waterfall of Africa. Here are a couple of pictures taken on the go. It is interesting to observe the more you earn, the more you ad features like, a wall, a fence, and so on.Continue Reading

Before it was the David Livingstone Memorial Museum and after that, the Rhodes-Livingstone Museum. It actually is the largest and the oldest museum in Zambia. Its worse the tour because you can finally understand how this country was created, the African context and learn more about the anthem and otherContinue Reading

It was about time I know but I wanted to make most of the captures that I was lucky enough to collect from this exclusive event. The 19th Na Ginga Da Capoeira Festival The kids version : And the grown ups. In this lengthy video you will be able toContinue Reading