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RT 8, Morondava 619, Madagascar
Baobab trees, which grow up to 100 feet tall and 30 feet wide, carry a prehistoric grandeur worthy of their title as Madagascar’s national tree. Of the six ancient baobab species native to the African island, only the largest, the Adansonia...
Nosy Boraha, Madagascar
Les Lemurien is a beautiful hotel located on Ile Nattes, a smaller island located off of Sainte Marie, and island in the Indian Ocean off of Madagascar! Private sand beach, bungalows on the beach, calm turquoise water, and leaping lemurs! This is...
Lot 0708 F 42 Ambohimena Sud, Antsirabe, Antsirabé, Madagascar
Antsirabe located south of Tana, the capital, is known for its handicrafts. One of my favorite workshops is the miniature recycled handicraft shop. Workers make pieces of art out of old or used cans, plastic and metal scraps. They transform these...
ile de Sainte-Marie, Vohilava 515, Madagascar
First time was almost 10 years ago for a Xmas time with friends. 10 years after... I still think about this place where I've been several times and spend very long periods. A gorgeous island (everyone traveled know that!) Madagascar, but this one,...
The rugged Andringitra National Park and its surrounding valleys are rich in ways to view its incredible landscapes from above. Through Camp Catta, a locally-run lodge that caters to adventure sports enthusiasts, visitors can try rock climbing on...
Lush green forest. Wake up to the songs of Indri Lemurs calling one another. Andasibe is a haven for researchers, tourists, and families. Enjoy day walks or longer hikes through the beautiful National Park. Make sure you take a guide, many speak...
518 N Willow Ave, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
Operated out of a small frame house in a largely industrial area, New Soul Sandwich Shop is one woman's labor of love. Ms. Mattie, as the regulars call her, has been offering up her homemade soul food lunches for decades. The menu changes...
24 Wharf St, Wellington, ON K0K 3L0, Canada
Two hours east of Toronto in rural Prince Edward County, the just-opened 13-room Drake Devonshire feels like an artist’s retreat in the woods. An in-house curator taps local and international talents for permanent and rotating art installations,...