Île Sainte Marie in detail
Respect local fady (taboos), which are cultural and social dictates that relate to food, behaviour and certain times of the week or year. Guides will explain.
Don’t point, bend your finger or indicate with your palm.
Bring rice or a bottle of rum if you’re invited to a Malagasy home.
Don’t attend cultural celebrations such as exhumation or circumcision ceremonies unless you have been invited.