An unavoidable stopping point, Joffre Ville is a city nicknamed "ghost town" as it seems to be frozen in time. Despite the dazzling development of the north of the island, here, time seems to have stopped.....Read more
Madagascar Destination GuideThe fourth largest island in the world, 450km east of Africa in the Indian Ocean, Madagascar is a geographically diverse paradise, also known as the Eighth Continent featuring unique wildlife, stunning beaches and a rich culture. For where to go in Madagascar, top places to see and visit in Madagascar, whether remote fishing villages, spotting rare lemurs or staying in luxury hotels, this is the definitive guide for what to do and see in Madagascar.
Madagascar CultureFrom time-tested techniques for creating bricks to the passed down craft of making fishing schooners to ritual dances, traditional headwear and after death rituals, Madagascar is rich in the sort of culture that money can't buy. To invest in some time to discover Madagascar's traditional ways of life click here.
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A tourist attraction of Andringitra, the Tsaranoro Valley is known for its hiking, climbing and paragliding sites. Listed internationally, it is one of the most famous spots in Madagascar. Tsaranoro is located in the Vohitsoaka commune, near the Andringitra National Park, south of Fianarantsoa.....Read more
Until the end of 1998 there was just a hamlet in the Ilakaka area, stretching about 150 km long and about 50 km wide in the extension of the craggy mountains of Isalo. The city is named after the river which crosses – and where today a great multitude of miners gather to sift their gravel.....Read more
The Domaine de la Cascade encompasses an area of 125 hectares and is bordered by the last low altitude primary forest of the great south. Located near the city of Fort-Dauphin this place has been trying for fifteen years to make its contribution to the development of the region, to protect and enhance the environmental heritage.....Read more
Already since 1938 protected, the Sayadi Park is located 5 km from Fort Dauphin on the RN 12A. It covers 40 hectares and benefits from an extraordinary botanical and animal diversity. We find a multitude of endemic species such as orchids, nepenthes (carnivorous plants), ravinalas (traveler's trees), pandanus, and palms.....Read more
Tulear, capital of the Atsimo Andrefana Region and capital of the old province, is a quiet city whose hospitality is admirable. These people will welcome you because you are their "Longo" (friends). The Cultural Museum is connected with the University of Tulear, more precisely to the CeDRATOM or Center for Documentation and Research on Art and Oral Traditions, the Museum of Arts and Traditions of the South.....Read more
Ambakivao is a small fishing village located between the Tsiribihina River and the Mozambique Channel. It consists of five hamlets or encampments, belonging to the Delta Community, in the Belo / Tsiribihina district, at the Eastern Centre of the Menabe region. There are about 300 mainly Vezo tribe households that live mainly from sea fishing but also hunt freshwater fishes, shrimps and crabs.....Read more
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