AFRICA-MADAGASCAR

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

From 'http://www.alovelyworld.com/webmadag/madag.html'-Special Thank you for Dominique Ganteille from Paris.

 

City View
   Fianarantsoa



 Influence of French architecture. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Hauts Plateau
 
  Fianarantsoa



 On the High plateau, between June & September, the Madagascans organize the ceremonies of the turning over of deaths. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Ambohimanga Scene
    Antananarivo 



 View of Antananarivo starting from the Holy City and the crowned hill of Ambohimanga.Ambohimanga is the cradle of the Merina Kingdom. Photo by Dominique Ganteille. 

 

Fish Shop/Poissonnerie
 
   Antsirabe



Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

City View
 
   Antsirabe



 A clean and fashionable city. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Hairdressing Salon/de Coiffure
  
 Antsirabe

 

 Important Industry town. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Jacaranda
  
 Antsirabe

 

The jacaranda is a tree originating from South America. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Thermal Baths
  
 Antsirabe

 

 The inhabitants of the area knew for a long time the curative properties of the sources. At the beginning of XXth century, the French colonists undertook to make a thermal spa of it. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Madagascan Village
  
 Isalo Massif



 Close to the Throat of the Monkeys. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Nosy Komba
    Nosy Be

 

 Nosy Komba is a volcanic island and located at approximately one hour by sea of Nosy Be. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Achards
    Nosy Be

 

 Achards at the market of Nosy Be. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Flamboyant
    Nosy Be

 

The perfume island is located at the Western North of Madagascar, 1 hour from flight of the capital. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Grave
    Toliara



 Malagasy civilization is dominated by the evocation of the death: the omnipresence of the tombs decorated with sculptures and paintings, of the dolmens or the obelisks make quickly understand that the place of the ancestor is essential in the kingdom of the alive.
Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Concert
    Toalagnaro



 The current city received the name of Fort-Dauphin (Dolphin Fort) from Frenchmen in XVIIth century, concert in Toalagnaro. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Amboasary
    Toalagnaro



 At 70 km from Toalagnaro, Amboasary is a charming village located on the edges of the Mandrabe river. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Church
    Toalagnaro



 Photo by Dominique Ganteille.

 

Cemetery
    Toalagnaro



 Malagasy civilization is dominated by the evocation of the death. Photo by Dominique Ganteille.