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L’ALLEE DES BAOBABS, MADAGASCAR
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L’ALLEE DES BAOBABS, MADAGASCAR

A highlight of my time in Madagascar was Baobab Alley / Avenue of the Baobabs or ‘L’Allee des Baobabs / L’Avenue des Baobabs.’ The site fills postcards and brochure covers of Madagascar, often used as a symbol of the country. The baobab trees are 800+ years old. Many Malagasy worship them as connections to their ancestors. … Continue reading

Bilbao – Basque Country Beauty
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Bilbao – Basque Country Beauty

First things first – this is not the Spain in which I grew up holidaying. Take all the preconceived notions: flashes of TV show ‘Benidorm’ and the droves of Brits in all-inclusive resorts swilling beer, cocktails with umbrellas and karaoke bars, and consign them firmly to memory. Bilbao is an entirely unexpected jewel of the … Continue reading

Creatures of Madagascar – Wildlife
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Creatures of Madagascar – Wildlife

‘WILDLIFE’ OF MADAGASCAR The ‘wild’ in wildlife is definitely the emphasis in Madagascar. Though, ‘wildlife’ is perhaps a little misleading – usually implying cute and fluffy or large majestic animals, such as the Big 5. In Madagascar, the creatures are neither particularly ‘cute’ nor large, with the exception of the quirky lemurs (see previous post Lemurs … Continue reading