After breakfast we cycle further south on the hilly road to Ambositra. It is situated 93km from Fianarantsoa, the handicraft capital; the region is best-known for its wood work: sculpture, inlays and engravings. The Zafimaniry villages, named for the tribe living in the dense, eastern forests, are especially distinctive. Their fine and delicate woodwork has achieved worldwide acclaim.
Km of cycling: 93 kilometer
Difficulty: easy asphalt road, a lot of turns and climbs
Type and conditions of trails: National road from Antsirabe to Ambositra