TRAVEL 
MADAGASCAR 2013


THE TRIP

October 15
Antananarivo Airport to our Hotel - Residence Laprasoa


Residence Laprasoa


Antananarivo Zoo


Thursday, October 17, 2013- Antananarivo to Antsirabe





Friday, October 18, 2013- Antsirabe to Morondava
2 - 6) Antsirabe is noted for its gem stones




1) Straw for thatching  2) Kiln for brick making


1) Bridge in need of repair  2 - 4) Had lunch here and later stayed on our return from Morondava



10-19 Morondava


1, 4) Avenue of the Boababs  2, 3) Kirindy Forest



10-20
Boats in the Indian Ocean



1 - 4) A marsh at Morondava beach becomes visible at low tide. It is a great place for birding.




10-21  Pirogue paddle to Mangrove Swamp and Native Island








October 22, 2013- Morondava to Mirandrivazo




October 23, 2013- Miandrivazo to Ambositra






October 24, 2013- Ranomafana



Friday, October 25, 2013- Ranomafana

1, 2, 3 Where we stayed in Ranomafana.  4) Nun near where we stayed

1) Quaint bridge in Ranomafana  2) Bead work for sale near the bridge.


Saturday, October 26, 2013- Ranomafana to Fianarantsoa

Doing the laundry

3) Chickens in a pot hole. Pot hole in French is nid d'poule (nest of chicken).

1, 2, 3) Our hotel in Fianarantsoa  4) Sudden rainstorm cause the vendors to pack up and leave.


Sunday, October 27, 2013- Fianarantsoa to Isalo






Monday, October 28- Isalo





Tuesday, October 29- Isalo- Tulear- Antananarivo








3) Waiting at airport for a bus to restaurant so we can wait some more

 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013- Antananarivo