Introduction We were looking forward to going to Mauritius to explore and relax after weeks of exhausting travel in Madagascar. After all, it is famous for its watersports… eye-catching mountains… and colonial architecture. We knew it was culturally diverse, but it really hit us on our first day when we were lost in a forested.....
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Introduction Madagascar split off from Africa and India about 160 million years ago resulting in the evolution of a staggering variety of endemic animals and plants. Living in this awesome biodiversity is a unique culture mixing elements of South Asia and East Africa. It is no wonder that Madagascar is on the essential destinations-list for.....
Introduction Madagascar has incredible biodiversity, few countries in the world rival it. This distinctiveness alone is enough to justify traveling there. However, that is not the whole story. It has a fascinating culture, mixing Asian and African elements. In addition, photographers are enthralled with the country’s majestic and diverse landscapes. One of the best ways.....
Introduction For decades, Madagascar was on my bucket list. I had seen pictures of breathtaking mountain and forest landscapes. I was enthralled by the fact this island separated tens of millions of years ago from Africa and India and its flora and fauna evolved differently than the rest of the world. I pictured a giant.....
January 7, 2020
Introduction We finally made it to the Maldives from Sri Lanka. From the Velana International Airport, we flew over many of the country’s islands. We landed on one island and switched to a boat. Once we were docked on our island, we took a golf cart through town, passing children playing soccer. We checked into.....
September 12, 2019
Introduction We were impressed by several interesting memorials and temples we saw in Colombo, including this lion statue in front of a stupa… …the Red Mosque… …the Hindu temples in Captain’s Garden… …and the statue of the first prime minister next to Independence Memorial Hall. The biggest surprise was learning about the work of Geoffrey.....
Introduction We entered Jaffna not knowing what to expect. We found the central food market was lively despite decades of civil war… …the people on the streets were back to living normal lives… …and families were making pilgrimages to Hindu temples. However, what never ceases to amaze me is the psychedelic decorations at Hindu temples,.....
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