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SOS for a wounded elephant

Pictures in this page were taken by friends Joannis Natsiopoulos and Daniela. They document an exceptional experience that they lived together during a safari in Taita Hills and Tsavo West. Joannis and Daniela have been privileged to rescue a wounded elephant. After spotting it during a game drive in Savannah, they advised David, the owner […]

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Malindi, Kenya: daily life.

Walking through the Malindi streets, next to the fake “original africans” shops, you will find the original ones, those that characterize the local day life.

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Swahili wall carving and Zidaka

Among the most intriguing architectural elements for those who visit the coast of Kenya for the first time, we can certainly include what might be improperly called wall carving, and decorative wall niches “zidaka”. These elements are mainly found in old Swahili houses in Lamu and more rarely in the houses of Malindi, Watamu and Kilifi. […]

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Nazir’s brass

For the western people, used to choose the desired objects on a brochure, in shops or supermarkets, it seems pretty unusual that to buy a lamp you have to select a pattern in the images of a book, make pencil sketches and then look at the craftsman who will create it. This was the case […]

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Offroad comparison :-)

Sure, transportation in the foreground are more environmentally friendly, and modular too: you can go from 2×2 to 4×4 as needed by your load, but also beyond, if required. They have multiple refill-stations available, they use bio-fuels and are certainly lighter and more fuel-efficient. They do travel on all terrains and do not need spare […]

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