Lying eight miles to the northwest of Madagascar, the "Perfumed Island" is the jewel in the crown of Madagasy tourism. A mountainous, volcanic island lined with idyllic tropical beaches, Nosy Be enchants at first sight. The tourist brochures don't lie - the climate, vegetation and marine seabed here are all magnificent.
Cocoa from Madagascar
Thanks to cocoa, the north of the Republic of Madagascar has escaped the catastrophic deforestation that continues to ravage the Red Island of the Indian Ocean. The plains of the north, especially the north-west, are covered with cacao trees that reach up to twelve metres high.Read more