Street beggars in Tana

In this blog post I want to talk about something that I have thought a lot of since I came to Madagascar: children begging on the street. i When Borghild and I walk in the streets, we almost every time have to face children that beg. They will call us ‘’Madame’’ in French, follow us…

Tana

Salama! This week is the sixth week on Madagascar and the third in Tana. The weeks fly by so fast and soon it will be December and Christmas time. This week I have started with most of the jobs. Because of the school summer vacation everything has been a bit delayed and therefore I have…

One month!

Tomorrow it has been one whole month here on Madagascar. As mentioned in my last post I have spent the first month in Antsirabe together with the other students from Hald. On Saturday I returned to Tana with the girls. We will all be together here at Akama for one week to have an introduction…

We are here!

Now we have been on Madagascar for 14 days. We arrived Thursday 04/10 after travelling for one day and one night. The trip was good with comfortable planes, good food and my own tv-screen with movies to keep me entertained. I also had good company in the other students from Connect and Interact. They are…

Soon time to leave!

We are now facing the last week at Hald before we leave for Madagascar! It is only 10 days left! Time has flown by fast and I can barley belive that this is actually happening. I have been looking forward to this for a long time. A gap year has always been in my plans,…

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton