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#Daydream: Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar

July 10, 2014

We know how it is. You’re stuck at your desk and the day seems to be going on forever. Your mind starts to wander — at first to “anywhere but here,” but then to exotic, faraway lands where your everyday problems and stress melt in the presence of true paradise. You want to go to there, and we want to go with you. Every day at 3 p.m. Eastern, we’ll send you a picture of the place we at Yahoo Travel are daydreaming about so we can all take that mental vacation together. Let’s go to… 


(Photo: asfd01/Flickr)

… the Avenue of the Baobabs in Madagascar. Right about now, nothing sounds more relaxing than taking a slow walk on a dirt road past a couple dozen gigantic baobab trees. Strolling alongside these behemoths can make one feel small: they can grow as high as 98 feet. Fortunately, it also makes us feel young: the baobabs can be up to 800 years old.