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Gone fishing

Gone fishing!

From November to April, during the monsoon season when the sea is calm and the fishing season is also at its peak, it is the best moment to experience a day of fishing with the fishermen of Watamu. No engine boats, no deep-sea fishing, only sails, wind, silence and hard work ..

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How to save money on your next flight to Kenya

Are you thinking of your next vacation, because the last one is already too far away in memories? This is the right moment to consider Kenya. There are not too many places in the world where you can have a wonderful beach holiday combined with a Safari, or climbing an icy mountain and go deep sea fishing within the […]

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Walking in the shallow waters

Walking  in  shallow water During daily low tide, you can simply walk around in shallow water and discover the huge variety of local sea life. Although this occurs at both Malindi and Watamu, walking on the coral reef at Watamu is much nicer  because there are also small islands/rocks protecting the beaches. At low tide […]

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A simple but effective tint mixing machine

Who really needs a tint mixing machine when you have a sensibility to colours like this?

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Water in Kenya

Collecting water in Kenya at the border of a water well is also a meaning for gathering together to build up a sense of community

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Watamu or Malindi ?

Watamu or Malidi? Where choose our hotel between the two locations? This is a frequently asked question for those who want to visit the north Kenya coast, to which I can only respond “it depends”. What are the substantive differences between the two…

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Shopping in Watamu

Small shops made of sheet metal, bearing names that are sometimes knock-offs of famous name brands, manage to get a smile, crammed full with knickknacks made of soap stone and wood, frames and baubles that have more ethnic than commercial value …

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The Marvel of Mangroves

For centuries, mangrove forests were considered as useless swamps. Today many mangroves have been cleared to make way for development. But mangroves are a vital resource to Kenya’s coastal communities, providing fish, timber firewood and other products. They are a resource that deserves our care, attention and sound conservation management. Mangrove forests once covered some […]

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How to Get Around in Kenya

An expression somewhere between wonder and disbelief never leaves the face of foreign tourists visiting Kenya whenever they behold the manifold and various motorised vehicles used by locals each time they have to get around using public streets and even on trails and paths. It’s not as if they are waiting for the underground, nor […]

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Under the reef.

Beach and Tides

Your life on the beach in Kenya will be strongly influenced by tides. In fact, with an interval of almost six hours, sea level changes with intervals that may extend beyond 12 ft. At low tide you can take long walks on the sea bed and reach normally submerged islands. At the reception of the […]

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We believe that going on safari without a telephoto lens is a pity. But this time we went against the stream because .. sure, the details of wildlife are exciting, but without a wide angle how could we describe the infinite spaces of the savannah, the infinite sky at 360 degrees, the green of the […]

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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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