Latest posts with tags "Madagascar"

Securing superyacht safety with XS International

Oct 20, 2020 / Yachts

XS International provides protection for yachts, ranging from anti-drone technology to armed security in high-risk waters.

Gold Silk Cape Spun By Spiders

Jan 27, 2012 / Fashion

An astonishing golden outfit made from the silk of spiders has gone on display at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. It took more than four years to make the four-metre-long hand-woven textile from the silk of 1.2million female golden orb spiders, native to Madagascar. It was made by Englishman Simon Peers and American Nicholas Godley, both […]

Manafiafy Beach and Rainforest Lodge

Apr 04, 2010 / Hotels

A new luxury beach and rainforest lodge opened last week on the south east coast of Madagascar. Offering “barefoot luxury in a remote location,” the solar-powered Manafiafy Lodge offers a glimpse at the best of Madagascar’s stunning wildlife. Manafiafy fishing village was one of the first places the Portugese laid anchor in 1613 as the […]

Unique Spider Silk Tapestry on Exhibit at AMNH

Oct 02, 2009 / Events

The American Museum of Natural History has unveiled in New York something never before seen: an 11-by-4-foot tapestry made completely of spider silk. Weavers in Madagascar took four years to make it, with the help of more than 1 million spidersand the museum says there’s no other like it in the world. The color is […]

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