Entries in #gapyear (13)

Wednesday
Dec062017

Street  Food

For the Frontier Madagascar Community volunteers who are based in Hell-Ville one of the many advantages of being based in this buzzing town is the opportunity to sample the delicious local cuisine!

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Wednesday
Nov292017

Schools

Most people in Europe will have had 14 years of Education with Interactive White Boards, Computers, the option of a warm meal for lunch, a Climbing Frame with a nearby Football Pitch... seems pretty common.

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Wednesday
Nov222017

Culture  Shock

I've always wondered how big the jump is regarding the difference in culture at Nosy Be compared to the UK, and now after spending 2 out of my 10 weeks here I can safely say; it's a Bungee Jump's worth.

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Wednesday
Nov082017

Never a Dull  Moment

We are very lucky on the community side to have the best of both worlds; Monday to Thursday we spend in Hell-Ville town (with all the luxuries of a proper house, toilets, supermarkets and cafes), whilst at midday on Thursday we leave to join the conservation volunteers at our camp location next to Lokobe national park.

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Wednesday
Nov012017

Living in the  Community

Frontier basecamp, Madagascar, I situated on a distant but beautiful place. The nearest city is far away and at night there is hardly any lights to be seen. Even though this camp seems to be pretty low on neighbours, that’s definitely not the case. The village of Ambalahonko is right on the other side of the camps fence, which makes the village our closest neighbour society.

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