Living TRAVEL - MADAGASCAR

Berenty
 


Sisal is a main product of the area.
After the 3rd year 30 leaves are cut off each plant every year up to the tenth when the plant flowers
- they are then dug up and used for fertiliser in the local vegetable farms
 

Above and below - carrying the leaves to the thresher
 

 

Collecting the fibres from the thresher
 

Drying the sisal fibres before sorting and baling for export

The "Spiny Forest" of Berenty
 

 
 
Details of some of the "spiny" plants


Lemurs at Berenty
  

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