"Visit the town of ANTSIRABE,..." Madagascar Favorite Tip by drolkar

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Favorite thing: Visit the town of <font color=green><b>ANTSIRABE</font></b>, which translates as 'where there is much salt' and is located on the plains of central Madagascar. At an elevation of 1500 m, the town is known as a thermal spa resort and also as the center for trade in semiprecious stones. It was founded by Norwegian missionaries in 1872, and this European influence can be seen in the layout and architectural styles of the area north of the cathedral.

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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