Madagascar

Nosy Bé  Welcome to Madagascar - Nosy Bé - August 2006 Hell Ville  The daily market of Hell Ville. Yes, Hell Ville is the name of the town - Nosy Bé - Madagascar - August 2006 Bread Anyone ?  Young girls quickly learn the skills to do business - Hell Ville - Madagascar - August 2006 Central Market  All kinds of herbs, vegetables, fruits and unrecognizable items will change owner here at the local market - Hell Ville - August 2006
Central Market  A very popular product at the market of Hell Ville but untill today I have no idea what it is - Madagascar - August 2006 Lokobe National Reserve  A couple of Lemurs spotted at Lokobe National Reserve - Madagascar - August 2006 Lokobe Ntl Reserve  Lokobe is an ideal reserve to discover a wide variety of birds, chameleons, lemurs, and snakes in the heart of endemic plants - Madagascar - August 2006 Lokobe Ntl Park  Even the deadly dangerous black mamba lives here. Pictured here, the more safer boa constrictor sleeping in a tree - Madagascar - August 2006
Lokobe Ntl Reserve  Probably the smallest frog of Madagascar, if not Africa - Lokobe National Reserve - August 2004 Malagasy facial painting  Overdone make up - Ambataloaka - Madagascar - August 2006 Dhow  The local fishingboats often also provides regular transport to the main land - Madagascar - August 2006 Lemurs  Lemurs are crazy at bananas - Madagascar - August 2006
Nosy Komba  The beach at Nosy Komba - Nosy Bé - Madagascar - August 2006 Nosy Tanikely  The beaches at Nosy Tanikely - August 2006 Ambotozavavy  Selling handwoven table clothes on the beaches of Ambatozavavy - Nosy Komba - Madagascar - August 2006 Local salespeople  hese smaller pirogues came alongside the cruiseship trying to make some money by selling fruits - Nosy Bé - Madagascar - August 2006
Malagasy girl  Ladies use this facial masks as make up. Even very young girls decorating themselves this way - Nosy Komba - Madagascar - August 2006 Malagasy guide  Having lunch with Angela,  my local guide at the beach - Ambatozavavy - Madagascar - August 2006 Nosy Bé ferry  Coming from the main island of Madascar, the ferry is often dangerously overloaded - Nosy Bé - Madagascar - August 2006 Nosy Bé  Unloading the local ferry coming from the main island Madagascar - August 2006
Nosy Bé  Girls trying to make a few cents by having their picture taken - Nosy Bé - August 2006 Nosy Bé  The MS Royal Staris a big lady compared to the local pirogues - See Cruise section for more about the Ms Royal Star - Nosy Bé - Madagascar - August 2006 Nosy Bé  Send-off R5 vehicles from France are still very usefull at this part of the planet as public taxis but you better check brakes, tires and stuff before hiring one - Nosy Bé - August 2006 Madagascar  To reach Lokobe National Reserve, you have to get yourself being paddled 45 minutes in a local pirogue through mangroves and open sea - Madagascar - August 2006
Nosy Bé  Enjoying a typical Malagasy lunch - Nosy Bé - Madagascar - August 2006 Nosy Komba  These local guys absolutely want to have their picture been taken - Madagascar - August 2006 Ambatozavavy  Local children at the small village of Ambatozavavy - Madagascar - August 2006 Indian Ocean  The blue waters of the Indian Ocean - Madagascar - August 2006
Feeding Lemurs  Lemurs are primates that only lives in Madagascar - Nosy Komba - Madagascar - August 2006