Madagascar, also known as the great Red Island, is filled with nature’s bounty in all the senses. An ecosystem in itself, Madagascar split away from the Black continent, Africa almost 135 Million years ago in a cataclysmic earthquake.
Madagascar is also the fourth largest island in the world and having been separated entirely, after a second spilt 88 Million years ago from India, the flora and fauna of the country, earlier known as the Malagasy Republic, thrived in relative isolation.
It is one of the last islands to become a human settlement which is why; nature is still preserved in its pristine beauty in Madagascar. There are still certain areas on the island that hasn’t yet been discovered making it one of the few islands with an endemic biodiversity hotpot.
Respect for its ancestry and local traditions is infused soul-deep inside its people that are seen reflected in its unique culture, architecture, art and social behaviour.
The very faces of the Malagasy reflect the diversity of their race and have been known to be some of the nicest and the most welcoming people, though inquisitive in nature yet eager to talk and provide assistance to tourists.
Photo by Antony Stanley
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photo by Luc V.de Zeeuw
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