Aye-aye, to the skipper or sloth?

The year was 1998 and life was getting a bit hectic and we needed to get away and we could manage a two week break. Our sons by now were

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Perfumed island

Total Distance: 0 miles / 0 kmMouse: 0,0 1998 Sightseeing around Nosy Bé. Our hotel room was right on the beach of Ambatoloaka. This was where Bossi was moored and

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National Celebrity

I’ve always wanted to see a baobab in real life. I think it’s a Petit Prince thing. I just like saying Baobab in a corny French accent. Or to the

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Tsarazaza Site Visit

There is much news! I have just returned from a site visit to Tsarazaza. I am halfway through training, and I have to say that putting site visit in the

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Misy Arabaihana!

Not much else to say besides…I am an official Peace Corps Volunteer! I swore in this morning at 9:30, had a lovely afternoon at the Ambassador’s house, chill afternoon, got

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A Day in the Life….

Dear friends,I have been living in Tsarazaza for 2 weeks now, hardly enough to tell you anything. But I’d love to invite you all to a typical day in my

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Malagasy Musings

So, I’ve been at site just about 1 and a half, made it through Krismasy and New Years Eve and now working into my first full year at Tsarazaza in

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p.s.

i just wanted to send out a quick note. thanks to everyone who reads the blog and sends their support and encouragement. i can’t respond to your comments, but it’s

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Where Asia meets Africa

Madagascar Week 1 Tuesday June 13, 2006 – Antanarivo is the capital of Madagascar and the locals call in Tana for short. Actually, they call everything short in that they

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Deserted islands aplenty – think I could buy one?

Total Distance: 0 miles / 0 kmMouse: 0,0 1998 After sailing south, we headed back to Nosy Bé. We needed to stock up on fresh supplies, water and drinks at

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