Roads tend to be narrow and winding, with many one-lane bridges and blind curves. Heavy freight traffic on major roads in and out of Antananarivo can pose hazards. Vehicles tend to drive in the center of the road unless another vehicle is present. Local practice is to blow the horn before going around a curve, to let others know of your presence. Yay for me getting a driver. Actually…based on my driving record, I could use a driver here….
Armed robberies are on the increase in urban areas, and tourists are a common target. A Canadian national on vacation in Madagascar was killed in an apparent arme…