"Antsirabe on Easter Monday" Antsirabe by KalamazooJohn
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Arrived on Easter Monday, a drinking holiday in much of Madagascar. Well, maybe not that bad. People are out everywhere. Settled into the house and as darkness fell, the street turned into a dragstrip. Mostly motorcycles and a few cars, but the wide smooth street was a good track, and as the police have no motor vehicles, who would interfere? It went on well past midnight. Enjoy my pictures and stuff on Antsirabe.
Nicely kept garden along the boulevard that leads from the train station, in the distance. No trains run here now, as in the late 90's, during an uprising over elections, bridges and tracks were blown up.
A century ago this was the place for tourists from France, to benefit from the curing waters. French don't come here at all anymore. Many think Madagascar is unhealthy today.
- Pros:Wonderful, insect free climate
- Cons:No touristy things. Wait, that's a good thing!
- In a nutshell:An escape from the world
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