A big draw of visiting Madgascar is lemur watching because this is the only place in the world where they can be found. Lemurs are really the most adorable animals- they’re so cute and fluffy and innocent looking. Of course they come in all sizes and colours- there are the ringtailed lemurs, black and white […]
Over the years I’ve stayed in some beautiful beach resorts, but none quite as idyllic as Palissandre Cote Ouest Resort-Spa. After a long haul flight with Air France from London to Antananarivo, followed by a domestic flight with Air Madagascar to Morondava, I was incredibly thankful for the refreshing welcome drink we received on arrival.
If you’re visiting the Menabe region of Madagascar, it’s certainly worth visiting the Kirindy Reserve- a dry deciduous forest that is home to a number of endemic reptiles and various species of lemur. There are various organised tours to visit the reserve; I took a jeep tour from the Palissandre Hotel, stopping at the Avenue
I went to Madagascar in 2014 not really knowing what to expect except that I would find lemurs there. It’s a destination that’s not as widely covered on the Internet and I didn’t know anyone who’d actually visited the country. That made me even more excited to to visit somewhere off-the-beaten-path that hasn’t become overrun
“I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do. I feel as if this tree knows everything I ever think of when I sit here. When I come back to it, I never have to remind it of anything; I begin just where I left