How to Travel Around Madagascar

Located off the eastern coast of Africa, this island, nearly the size of France and the third-largest in the world, has a population over 26 million but sees less than 300,000 tourists a year.

I spent two weeks there with Intrepid Travel and was surprised by how few tourists there were as well as by just how difficult the country was to travel around. The roads are so bad it can take up to eight hours to go 250 km (155 miles)! Read full travel article here. Read full travel article here.