"This is one square from a..." Madagascar Local Custom Tip by drolkar

Madagascar Local Customs: 37 reviews and 48 photos


This is one square from a typical sheet of cloth used by women as an all-around 'wrap-around' type of garment known as a <font color=orange><b>lamba</font></b>.There are all different colors and patterns, many of which include a Malagasy proverb. This one reads:<font color=brown><b>Ho avy tsy ho ela zaho hanaraka anao</font></b> or <font color=brown><b>I have come, I am here, I shall follow you....</font></b>

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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