December 1, 2018

Intensive hike to mount Zuqualla; that was the header of an email I received. Hmmm should I go or should I stay?

Well that was an easy one. So I boarded the bus with nine fellow hikers and

drove to a village called "one Birr". You have to know that Birr is the currency h...

November 11, 2017

Less than four hours away by plane, Johannisburg could qualify as a "long weekend escape" from Madagascar. 
But it's actually kind of a different world compared to Antananarivo, at least the super modern and slick Districts like Sandton, Houghton, Sandhurst etc....

October 24, 2017

Once tor twice a week I try to go cycling. Not in the city itself as in my opinion the pollution levels are way too high for healthy cycling. So I try to get off the roads and into the "great outdoors"

After around 15min I can escape the hustle and bustle and pollu...

October 5, 2017

Finallyafter a bit of a rough start; we went to the airport at 04:30am only to be informed that the flight was postponed to 4pm; we arrived in Tulear Airport and went directly to our accommodation @Arboretum d'antsokayfrom.

After a very pleasant "night safari" we...