… 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

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