Tsiribhina River Trip November 13th 2006 After Toliara we travelled up to Miandravazo - the centre of Madagascar and famed for being the hottest place and rightly so. From there we took a dugout canoe for a 3 day/150km paddle down the Tsiribhina River.
The trip included getting very hot, getting sore bums, seeing a crocodile on a rope, plenty of birdlife, lots of paddling by Mana and a little paddling by Stephenson our guide at the fro ... read more
Africa » Madagascar Formerly an independent kingdom, Madagascar became a French colony in 1896, but regained its independence in 1960. During 1992-93, free presidential and National Assembly elections were held, ending 17 years of single-party rule. In 1997, in the seco... ... read more
Hi there everybody,
We hope you enjoy reading about our exploits whilst we're on our 16 month BIG TRIP. Many people have asked why we are going and in an attempt to explain here is a quote from the famous British explorer Eric Shipton.
"In these days of upheaval and violent change, when the basic values of today are the vain and shattered dreams of tomorrow, there is much to be said for the philosphy which aims at living a full life while the opportunity offers. There are few treasures of more lasting worth than the experience of a way of life that is itself wholly satisfying. Such, aft... full info