Danny, one of our new Malagasy crew proudly holding her nation's flag as we draw near to our familiar berth.
The pilot boat packed with crew, so excited to see their floating home after our lengthy delay in South Africa.
Dozens of crew line the Toamasina dock eagerly anticipating being able to walks up the gangway.
(Photo credit: Suzanne Veltjens)
The Malagasy flag is raised where it will fly for the duration of our field service.
(Photo Credit: David Forrest)