I have just arrived in Andavadoaka as the new field scientist and so far it has proven to be quite a trip.
I met up with 2 volunteers in Tana, the capital of
After 3 days in Tana a few more volunteers turned up and we headed off on an organized road trip to Toliara. This is the 2nd time this trip has happened and it was an enormous success, hugely enhancing the whole experience, I have now seen a lot more of what
Once in Toliara we were met by the rest of the volunteers and some of the Blue Ventures staff from Andavadoaka. After another day of travelling we finally reached the field site and have just settled into our idyllic beach huts just metres from the sea.
This is where I will leave now as I feel that it is time to lay in my hammock and enjoy this truly amazing part of the world.
Tristan Brown, Field Scientist