Reflections on Trekking Madagascar for WaterAid

Reflections on Trekking Madagascar for WaterAid

It has now been nearly a month since my return from the beautiful island of Madagascar, and although I’ve already shared many stories with friends and family, now feels like an appropriate time for a little bit more reflection because albeit short, it really was a trip of a lifetime and I’m eternally grateful for having had the opportunity to experience it. I’m still not entirely sure why this trip far exceeded all of my expectations or why it felt so special. As a seasoned traveller with six continents and thirty-five countries under my belt, I can say with certainty that there was much more to it than just following my sense of wanderlust or having a new experience.  It was something much deeper that I can’t quite put into appropriate words but feel compelled to try anyway. The aim of this trip was to try and raise money for WaterAid and to learn more about the work they do in Madagascar.  Of course, with that came the opportunity to learn more about the country, and to experience some of its natural wonders, and to meet some of its beautiful people.

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