Entries in #madagascar (56)


Wandering Through The  Woods

Taking a walk through the forest is a method of commune that goes back thousands of years for man.  Long has it been an escape from artificial trivialities and the rushing wave of time that people have become accustomed to.

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The Fence Of  Mangroves

Surrounding the camp and the village, along the beach and growing next to the rivers here, are mangroves. They easily stand out; looking either like floating big bushes during high tide, and thin Ents covered in shells walking on nail mats during low tide.

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Trip To Diego  University

This week 4 Frontier staff, 2 translators, and I (the lonely volunteer) paid a visit to the University of Antisiranana to teach English and Science.

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First Week, First  Impression

What makes someone leave their country, loved ones, and the comforts of western society for a 6 month position on the other side of the world?

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My First Ethogram  Walk

One morning, on the forest board it said that we were going on an “ethogram” walk. I had no idea what that was. But that made it sound even more exciting! Usually it says “reptile survey” or “Damsel + Dragonfly catching”, but “ethogram”? What on earth is an ethogram?

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