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"Full-Day Antananarivo
A day in Antananarivo AMBOHIMANGA and LEMUR PARK"You will be picked up from your Antananarivo hotel 8.30am in the morning and depart for Ambohimanga - the blue hill classified as one of the old heritage sites of UNESCO. There are said to be twelve royal hills surrounding Antananarivo - and the most important and highest one of the twelve sacred hills of Madagascar’s capital. Andrianampoinimerina is the most famous king of Ambohimanga his wish and dream is to unite the Malagasy tribes and principalities to one single people. After visiting this palace you will have the opportunity to see the local lifestyle in this village before enjoying lunch at Relais Du Rova. After lunch continue to the Lemurs' Park. It is a private reserve located 25km from the capital close to Katsaoka river and between Fenoarivo and Imerintsiatosika. You will find birds
From $113.00
 
Full-Day Swimming With Dolphins And Casela Nature Park Tour in Mauritius
Enjoy this 2-hour unique chance to swim with the dolphins in a natural environment in the deep open sea and clear crystal water at Riviere Noir.The skipper will guide which type of dolphins and whales you will encounter. Whale spotting will depend a lot o"""Discover the beautiful South West of Mauritius at Riviere Noir see/swim with dolphins in the open sea snorkel near the Crystal Rock and visit the Casela Nature Park!"title=Highlights&1=Excellent+value+for+money&2=Family+friendly&3=Close+encounter+with+friendly+dolphins"""Black River
From EUR78.00
 
Full-Day Safari Adventure Tour from Cascavelle
"After presenting the voucher to the Travel Agent Counter you will be allowed to enter the park. The first phase of this activity will be the Nepalese Bridge which involves crossing gorges suspended above the ground while observing fantastic views in the surrounding. The next phase will be Canyon Swing which is you will be accompanied by professional guides. You will receive a photo souvenir. The last phase will be to visit the park which includes viewing bats goats horses pigs rabbits
From EUR88.00

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Outcool Web Bar, your best web experience

Simply put, web bar experience in Tana is lame. Dirty and sticky keyboards, blurry screns (dust, dust, dust). Outside the 4* hotels lobbies where you guys can enjoy a web experience in quiteness...
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Norali
Dec 31, 2009

Changes, changes

My first hours in Tana streets during my visit in Feb-March. 2005 were a bit of a shock.The city has changed, spruced up, cleaned. The buildings on Araben'ny Fahaleovantena (Avenue de l'Indépendance)...
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Norali
Dec 31, 2009

Three Horses Brew

THB signs are almost ubiquitous in Madagascar, and stand for the local beer: Three Horses Brew. I would have to say that I was thoroughly impressed with the beer. It comes in 3 different forms, 2...
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Jmill42
Oct 17, 2008

Wandering Around Aimlessly

Without a doubt, the city itself is an attraction. Beautifully-old homes, with colors from every part of the spectrum grace the hillside. My favorite walk was the one towards the palace (more to the...
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Jmill42
Oct 17, 2008

Another palace.... to see

Just to see, no visit allowed since it is the current office of the Big Man of the country: The President.Ambohitsorohotra is a compound that used to be privately owned, confiscated then fit to house...
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Norali
Apr 17, 2008

Men at work... ;-)

It's nearly a joke:Once again, I was waiting for my Mum in the Hotel Colbert area when I saw this man wandering in the street with his tall frangipani bouquet. I would have followed him around...
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Norali
Apr 17, 2008
 
 
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Communication

Once, Telma (ex-PTT, national telecom company) used to have the monopoly over communication in Madagascar. It only served the fix phone communication, no mobile. Then, giving phone calls to clients,...
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Norali
Apr 17, 2008

"Middletown" stairways (totoha-bato)

The three levels of the town are linked by stairways so as to enable pedestrians to reach easily upper parts from downtown (and vice-versa). If you take those staircases, you will see how traditional...
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Norali
Apr 17, 2008

Ricefields in urban areas (Betsimitatatra plains)

Now, about Tana municipality area, it was initially designed to be inhabited only on its hillsides/ cliffs. The pic was taken from the hill on which lies the Queen palace, located South East of Tana...
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Norali
Apr 17, 2008

Araben' ny Fahaleovan-tena (downtown)

Antananarivo doesn't have big avenues but Araben' ny Fahaleovantena is where it happens. It departs from Analakely and ends with "Gara", the Soarano train station. It follows Araben' ny 26 Jiona that...
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Norali
Apr 16, 2008

Ill-beloved Tana

My favourite city in Madagascar, who happens to be my origin city, uses to be a ill-beloved one. Not by Malagasy but by travel agencies and TOs, so much that they’d just include one or two days for...
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Norali
Apr 16, 2008

Ethnic diversity in Tana

Wandering in streets of Tana, capital city, makes you quickly come to the point: Madagascar has a diverse youthful population. Yet, Tana area & the Higlands in general (Tana province & a big...
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Norali
Feb 18, 2007

Plateau du Colbert

This is the administrative and business area of what I would call "Middletown".Not only you have there Lapan' Ambohitsirohitra, Presidential office (Ambohitsirohitra palace); Central Bank; many...
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Norali
Apr 05, 2005

They tore it down by setting fire!

**Update on March 31 2005: The Royal compound has just re-opened for visits early 2005." ****Update on Dec. 24:The slow process of reconstruction is continuing. A museum nearby [set in Lapan'...
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Norali
Mar 31, 2005

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"Antananarivo, my birthplace - Tana, my first home"
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"Tana was an unexpected delight!"
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"BET YOU CAN'T SAY IT 3 TIMES REALLY FAST !"
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"Three weeks in the highlands of Madagascar"
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"Tana"
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