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A mountain bike race to discover Madagascar




A mountain bike race to discover Madagascar
To promote local tourism, a mountain bike race in stages, the "Red Island Ride" departing from Tananarive, the capital of Madagascar, in the center of the country will rally the city of Fianarantsoa in the south-east of the Big Island.

A sporty passage from 9 to 18 August this year, organizers initiated by South Africans, who also wants a discovery tour for riders who crisscross the landscape of cycling Highlands and other remote rural villages in the heart of Madagascar.
 
"The objectives of this event are first discovered Madagascar, otherwise and have economic benefits, promote rural tourism and sustainable tourism", said the Ministry of Tourism of Madagascar, partner in sporting event in the Big Island.
 
150 participants, including a high proportion of South Africans will start the "Red Island Ride".



Antso Rajaona


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