Dabble in the macabre at Amabalavao - the so-called ‘home of the departed' - where the revered bones of exhumed ancestors lie. The spectacular crags of Ambondrome and Ifandana crags were the site of a mass suicide in 1811 though the region is also known for its antemore paper and lamba aridrano silk today.
Madagascar things to see and do
3 Rue Elysée Ravelontsalama, Ambatomena, Antananarivo, Madagascar
Tel: (20) 226 6085.