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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Day 2 part 2 of a 15 day trip in Madagascar. Continuing from the Peyrieras reserve, lunch on a small hotely by the road and then travel to a lodge by the rainforest in Andasibe. A night walk there to see nocturnal lemurs and other animals and then dinner and sleep Continue reading Madagascar Experience chapter 3 : A night in the rainforest
Day 3 part 1 of a 15 day tour around Madagascar. Departure from Antananarivo heading west and downwards along RN7 towards the national park of Antasibe – Matadia. A short stop along the way on a small village and a larger on the Peyrieras reserve Continue reading Madagascar Experience Chapter 2 : First contact with lemurs & chameleons
Days 1 and 2 of a 15 day trip to Madagascar in August 2016. Mostly the air travel from Athens to Antanarivo via Istanbul and Mauritius Continue reading Madagascar Experience chapter 1 : The long way to the 7th continent
After a whole day and night in Marseille, I had to pack my things and go back home. Unfortunately my time was up at this magnificent city. So the last day was mostly a day of travelling back to Athens, via Rome as before
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After the morning visit to Le Pannier and then to Notre Dame, I needed to explore more of this vibrant city. The weather was fine so I took the car from the parking of Notre Dame and headed to the Le Corbusier famous Unite d’ habitation development which is relatively near, along boulevard Michelet and also near to Stade Velodrome, the home to Olympique de Marseille
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Day 5, part 1 of the trip to Marseille. Morning stroll and breakfast in Le Pannier and then head up to the basilica of Notre Dame de la Garde, the highest point in the city Continue reading Marseille & Provence Chapter 8 : Deepening the ties with Marseille