Advertisement
« previous next »
Pirogue  
   

Pirogue

The floating world

September 29th 2009
Miandrivazo is where our expedition down the river Tsiribihina will begin, and we troop down to the bank where there's a gaggle of adults and kids waiting, as if for the launch of a new liner. One of the kids is wearing a "Titanic" cap. Our transport for the next three days will be pirogues, dug-out canoes seating five with a piroguier at the back and often the front seat occupied by a paddler. ... read more
Africa » Madagascar » Tsiribihina River

Malagasy Flag 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
Advertisement
Tot: 0.159s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 28; qc: 151; dbt: 0.0369s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.8mb