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The Pangalanes Canal - Tamatave

Publié par Marie sur 18 Février 2013, 16:41pm

Catégories : #Madagascar

Built by the French during the colonial years to facilitate trading and commercial activities, the Pangalanes Canal is one of the longest canals in the world (around 600kms long).


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It is a continuous line of lagoons, lakes and man-made channels.

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Today the canal is an important part of the daily life of locals. It is the main source of food through fishing, travel with small kids on a pirogue going to school in the morning and for trades; we have seen lots of pirogue carrying bananas, bamboos, leaves…

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Many villages can be found along the banks and children often wave and shout at the passing boats.

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Overall, this part of the trip on a pirogue is a relaxing and fascinating experience!

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NATHALIE DUBEAU 18/02/2013 10:07

Marie, merci encore pour ces magnifiques photos qui nous permettent de voyager un peu . BON ANNIVERSAIRE !

Marie 08/03/2013 03:40

Merci Nathalie!


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