Maison de l’Isalo

Southern Madagascar

The buttons don't work at this once-interactive little museum, but it's still a good introduction to the history, culture and geology of the park. If you're staying in town, combine it with a trip to La Fenêtre, or pause on your journey to/from Tuléar.

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