Month January 2023

The 12 sacred hills

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Important to Malagasy culture, the 12 sacred hills of Imerina are places of religion and pilgrimage. Associated with kings and religious figures, each of the hills has a unique history and meaning. The inhabitants of Imerina believe that the hills have spiritual powers, and that they protect those who visit them.

Is Madagascar safe ?

Are you planning to make a business or tourism tour to Madagascar? This message is for you. First, learn about the risks of travel on a few points. These are safety risks, disease risks, and the risks of breaking taboos. Knowing these risks, you can avoid them. Therefore, have an unforgettable and guaranteed good time.

Madagascar’s 18 ethnic groups

Composed of several ethnic groups, each with its own customs and traditions, Madagascar has eighteen main ethnic groups. Represented in two sub-groups, these ethnic groups constitute the inhabitants of the high plateau and those of the coasts. Through centuries of migration, plurality has been established. Historically, following the Malaysian-Australian-Indonesian migration, the magic of mixing was felt.

Malagasy artistic culture

The artistic culture of Madagascar is a mixture of cultural influences of the different ethnic groups that make up the population of the island. Rich and diversified, the Malagasy artistic culture, offers multitudes of art and culture. It includes dance, music, sculpture, painting, basketry and pottery.

Best season to visit Madagascar

Madagascar, an island off the coast of Africa, is a popular tourist destination known for its varied landscape and unique wildlife. If you are planning a trip to Madagascar, it’s important to consider the best time to go in order to make the most of your visit. In this blog post, we will discuss the best season to visit Madagascar, taking into account factors such as climate, high tourist season, as well as specific activities and regions of interest.

Typical Malagasy foods:

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To speak of Madagascar is to include the originality of its culinary art. Conceived with research and details, this article will take you to the heart of the Malagasy cuisine. Discover the dishes that make the fame of the Red Island: beautiful surprises await you!

Religion in Madagascar

malagasy religion
The difference is a richness. What is more enriching than learning new things about a country, a civilization, a culture. This article takes you to the big island of Madagascar, with its population and its religion. Discover with us the different confessions that exist in this African country. Gain more knowledge and expand your field of vision.

Malagasy Flavors:

Madagascar is an island full of plants with unique specificities. Unknown to the majority, known only to the amateurs in the matter, you would be surprised of the possible uses of these plants. We offer you an opportunity to dive into the heart of the Red Island and discover the emblematic flavors of the country.With Vivy Travel Madagascar, discover more and learn new things.

Payment methods in Madagascar

payment methods in Madagascar

Madagascar is a developing country, whose financial system has been in constant evolution lately. A system largely characterized by the use of traditional means of payment such as cash. However, with the development of technology and access to the Internet,…

The Baobabs

Of the 8 species of baobabs existing in the world, 6 are found only in Madagascar. How not to dream to know more about these endemic species of the Red Island? These plants represent an emblem and a pride for Madagascar. Everything you need to know about baobabs can be found on this article of Madagascar Discoveries. Be careful, you may want to visit them…