If you ever receive a bottled art from Mahajanga with a scenery of Madagascar or the portrait of Bob Marley drawn with multiple colours of sand then the artist has most likely been to Red Circus. Located past the airport the red, white and gold sandy hills of Red Circus serve as an inspiration and […]

Located 18km from Mahajanga (Majunga) in north west of Madagascar is ‘Lac Sacre’ an enchanted lake with a fairy tale like story. “Local legend tells us that in the past Mangatsa was a village. One day, the village chief’s son fell ill, and they asked a sorcerer to heal him. But alas, the son died […]

The shouting of children catch my attention as I step on the 7th step of the mouth of cave number one. Not knowing Malagasy I stop and turn around to seek a bit of approval from my Malagasy companion, Clara. She looks at me and chuckles then turns around and converses with an old village […]

If you would like to spot lemurs in their natural habitat but don’t want to break your pocket or endure a long road trip then a journey from Tana (Antananarivo/Tanarive) to Andasibe could be the right choice for you. Where to start? Unfortunately moving from one cardinal point to the next in Madagascar is not […]

I love basmati and jasmine rice. What is there not to love of the delicious aroma that feels the kitchen when it’s cooked or the sweetness of its grains even when eaten with out any accompaniment.  I am definitely a rice girl, it’s something that has made its way on our family table for decades.  […]

I have been procrastinating about this post for over a month now. Probably because it is not a typical travel article and not a complete first hand experience. It is close to my heart. Forgive me but I have to set the background for what I want to say and hope that this wont take […]

Standing from the check point I could hear the roaring sound of Mosi-oa-Tunya (Victoria Falls) but I recall feeling quite indifferent as I watched my companion and other visitors get all excited. I felt even less motivated after having paid $20 just to watch a mass of water fall down a rock wall. Ever heard […]

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