Another Day, Another Forest, Another Bunch of Lemurs December 24th 2012 Njato picked me up at 730AM (no one sleeps in in Africa) and we met Herman at the Analamazaotra National Park ( I know, I can't pronounce it either).
We had to get there early because the morning is when the lemurs are most active.
The National Park is a secondary forest that is 80,000 hectares in size.
According to Wikipedia, "A secondary forest is a forest or woodland area which ... 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
I left Canada on July 1st, 2011 and traveled to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. I am happy to say that this adventure is beyond my expectations.
First and foremost, my work with Femina (www.feminahip.or.tz) is great. Femina is a multimedia platform and civil society organization. It provides information and encourages open dialogue with Tanzanian youth, families and communities on important topics like sexual and reproductive health, economic empowerment and citizen engagement. Their approach provides voice to youth and gets them engaged in topics related to improving their lives.
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