Madagascar experience chapter 6 : A day on the road

Madagascar experience chapter 6 : A day on the road

After a long day in the rainforest and a restful night we had to wake up very early because we had a long drive ahead of us. We woke up at 6:00 and had breakfast while our luggage was loaded at the yellow bus. Ahead of us was an 11 hour drive with several stops, going back to Tana and then to Antsirabe

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Madagascar experience chapter 5 : An afternoon with lemurs, fossa and crocodiles

Madagascar experience chapter 5 : An afternoon with lemurs, fossa and crocodiles

Following the morning with the Idri in the Andasibe national forest and our luch, we had a short rest time and went off to another lodge which also includes a private reserve with lemurs and other animals. This was an optional activity as it was not included in the tour, so 1-2 from our group did not follow.

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Madagascar experience chapter 4 : Walking with the Idri

Madagascar experience chapter 4 : Walking with the Idri

Early next day we woke up at 6:30 for an early hike in the Andasibe national park and more specially the Analamazaotra reserve. This park is well known for its population of Idri, the largest living lemurs.

Waking up in the jungle is magical. Outside our cabin windows the view was eery with early mist around. Idris are known to come up to the forest edge and communicate with their early morning songs but it didn’t happy that day. We were told it was maybe a little cold for them, they usually wake up earlier in the hot (rainy) season.

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