pictures: scenery in Madagascar

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Below you will find a collection of photos from Madagascar. Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler in 2009. While these images are the property of, it may be permissible to use them for non-commercial purposes (like powerpoint presentations and school projects), provided that the images are not altered in any form. Please read this for more details. If you are interested in using an image in a publication please contact me.

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Andringitra garden landscape

Grassland and tropical forest in Madagascar

queen's rova (Tana)

Dry riverbed in Ankarana

Zebu cattle blocking the road

Arovana (Ankorohoke), a Vezo fishing village

Fire in Madagascar

Isalo Massif at sunset

Euphorbia cedrorum

Flooded terraced rice fields in the Antanifotsy Valley

Isalo stream (Isalo)

Andasibe montane forest (Andasibe)

Rainforest canopy of Perinet NP

Aerial view of the road to Berenty, cleared hillsides in southern Madagascar

Photographer getting a close-up photo of a brush fire in Madagascar

Brick-making area in Tana

Red earth near Perinet (Andasibe)

Tombs in western Madagascar

Rock formations near La FenĂȘtre, Isalo

Isalo National Park peak (Isalo)

Village and rice fields in the Antanifotsy Valley

Canyon des rats in Isalo NP (Isalo)

Pool atop a waterfall next to an Andringitra campsite

Rice paddies in Madagascar

Andringitra creek

Grass in Andringitra NP

Turquoise coast near Diego Suarez

Fire-resistant Bismarck Palms (Bismarckia nobilis) near Isalo

Crossing the Tsaranoro Valley

Isalo Massif at sunset

River in northwestern Madagascar between Ambilobe and Ambanja

Spiny forest vegetation

Aerial view of rice paddies outside of Fort Dauphin

Antanifotsy Valley at sunset

Rice fields in the Antanifotsy Valley

Nosy Mangabe at sunrise

Andringitra valley

Route Nationale 2 (RN2)

Distant rain at sunset in Isalo National Park (Isalo)

Aerial view of Lake Alaotra

Camping in Andringitra

Approaching storm at sunset in Isalo (Isalo)

Red and yellow flowers among the tsingy

Rice fields and bricks houses of the Central Plateau in Madagascar

Forest fire near Masoala National Park

Rice paddies in Madagascar's Central Plateau

Crater lake, Lac de la Coupe Verte