Our YAGM crew met near Andringitra National Park and the Tsaranoro Valley in early March for our second of three retreats together. It was a restful week of hiking, worshiping together, reflecting on the past and discerning the future, sharing stories, laughing, and eating delicious food.
|A view of the nearby mountains. One day we hiked up to the peak of Chameleon, the highest point on the left.|
|The MadAtes hanging out in a waterfall before a picnic lunch on one of our day hikes. Photo credit: Pastora Austin|
|Our country coordinator's Malagasy dog, Puba, joined us on our hike. Definitely indulged in some dog therapy this week!|
|A chameleon hanging out on a pant stalk on a rainy day.|
|Me at the top of Chameleon. Thankful for Ramon, Cedric, and Modeste, the guides that helped us up and down slippery slopes!|
|We stayed in these cool bungalow tents at Tsara Camp.|
|One final mountain view before heading back to site. I am so in awe at the beauty of this place.|