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Hike to Ambinanindranofotoka 

We started our day before dawn, driving down to a little town on the side of the road. This little town is the start of the trail to Ambinanindranofotoka, and the beginning of the first leg of our hike. 410 mots de plus


Madagascar Bound | Horrifically Unprepared

This time next week, I’ll be somewhere nauseatingly high up in the sky, flying to Madagascar – AND I AM SO EXCITED I CAN BARELY FOCUS ON HOW UNPREPARED I AM FOR THIS TRIP, SOMEBODY PLEASE HELP. 393 mots de plus


Travel Wish List: My Big 5 Dream Destinations

I’ve been reflecting on my year so far. Can you believe that we are already six months into 2017? I feel like I’ve achieved a lot in that time. 1 038 mots de plus

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Bird of the Day: Madagascar Malachite Kingfisher

The Madagascar malachite kingfisher looks similar to the malachite kingfisher found in South Africa, but according to our Animals of Madagascar book, it’s a different species that’s found only in Madagascar and the Comoros islands.
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Behold the daring, water-free future of the modern toilet

Eleonore Rartjarasoaniony – a 47-year-old mother, daughter and small-shop owner in Madagascar’s capital Antananarivo – stands in the middle of her yard, watching two young men in colourful overalls and rubber boots service her new waterless Loowatt toilet, which replaced her pit latrine a few months ago. 4 723 mots de plus

animals of madagascar!

This is my second post on Madagascar’s wildlife.

If you haven’t checked out my last post, you should start with that one!

These are a few photos that didn’t make it into that post that I wanted to share. 21 mots de plus

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: What it's Like to Travel in Madagascar

Living as a backpacker in the sixth-poorest country in the world.




As our food arrived, the middle-aged man with the neck-tattoo lit a cigarette and squinted out over the water, toward the Big Island. 2 061 mots de plus