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Tahiana Tour Guide, Antananarivo, Madagascar

Madagascar is one of the most difficult countries to drive. The few highways have extensive potholes, long unpaved stretches and no street signs outside of a few cities. The roads have to be shared with pedestrians, livestock, wagons, buses and bush taxis. At night, there are few streetlights and you

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Le Jardin de Giancarlo Restaurant, Toliara, Madagascar

The colorful ceiling and walls of Le Jardin Restaurant are covered with unframed paintings by local artists. Italian Chef Giancarlo used to work on one of the current Love Boats and sailed the Seven Seas. He married a local Malagasy woman and set up his own restaurant in Toliara. The restaurant specializes

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Gorilla Trek Africa, Kampala, Uganda

In business for many years, Gorilla Trek Africa provides gorilla viewing tours in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Parks in Uganda, the Virunga Mountains in DR Congo and Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. They efficiently arranged my visit to Bwindi, including staying an extra day than originally planned. They provide

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Ramatour, Antananarivo, Madagascar

Madagascar is a big country with sizable national parks filled with indigenous animals and plant life. It’s also undeveloped with only a few highways and limited hotels. I highly recommend using a local tour operator, because arrangements are difficult to plan from outside the country. We used Ramartour, a Malagasy agent

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Malta Neolithic Art

Around 5,500 years ago (before the Egyptian pyramids) Neolithic people inhabited Malta. Not much is known for them except the temple ruins and artwork they

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Napoleon Movie Filming in Malta

Joaquin Phoenix and Vanessa Kirby are now shooting in Malta on Ridley Scott’s film “Kitbag,” about Napoleon’s rise to power.  The pictured frigate was built

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