Constance Tsarabanjina January 16, 2018
I hate questions like “What’s your favourite song?” At what time of the day, in what mood, for what reason, in what circumstances/ season etc. etc.? I listen to a lot of varied music, I visit a lot of varied places. I hate being put on the spot too I guess but if you asked me "What’s the best place you’ve ever been?" Constance Tsarabanjina is right up there, any time of the day. (more…)
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Sakatia Lodge January 16, 2018
“It’s just a lodge” said my Be Welcome guide, Claudio as he saw me off on at Chanty Beach for my boat transfer from Madagascar's Nosy Be (Big Island) to neighbouring Nosy Sakatia and Sakatia Lodge, so I wasn’t expecting much- a version of the small lodge I had left perhaps, with dive facilities tacked on. Claudio clearly hadn’t visited. (more…)
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Nosy Be January 16, 2018
If You’re Heading To Nosy Be (and you should) There are so many reasons to visit. Lemurs of course-and many other endemic or unusual species of flora and fauna too. 90% of the species in Madagascar are found nowhere else on earth. I’ve never been to the mainland (though many I know have spent time there). I have, however, visited Nosy Be (Big Island) and several of the satellite islands- there are fifteen in total- that...
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