Madagascar (3): A pumpkin sun in a blue sky

Chemistry is everywhere. If you’ve been to enough places, you will certainly agree that sex tourism is nothing surprising and it is present in many, many regions, not only in Thailand. How come I was still surprised about it in Madagascar? Maybe because in my dreams it was a pure, virgin (what an irony) island […]

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Madagascar (2): Turn your dreams into memories

When it comes to the wonderful world of flavours, vanilla is my number one: unobtrusive but powerful, elegant but playful, frivolous and chic. No need to add much, it emphatically proves that the quality always beats the quantity. Think about it: vanilla-curry prawns, vanilla-raspberry cake

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Madagascar (1): In your wildest dreams

Some time ago I was writing about Marshallese hello meaning ‘you are the rainbow’. I found it profoundly deep and beautiful. In the European culture (and most others as I investigated*) the rainbow is a symbol of beauty, promise and enlightenment…

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