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Escape from the cold winter

Is the temperature steadily dropping? Is winter in full swing, and spring just around the corner? Why not consider a respite from the cold winter. Kenya is a perfect country, attractive from July to March, but the best time of year is from January to late March. Tropical beaches save tourists from a cold winter […]

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Sea Turtle Watch Watamu

Watamu is a small village but nationally important nesting population of sea turtles, with an average of 40 nests in year and over in the Watamu/Malindi Marine Parks and Reserves. Watamu Turtle Watch (WTW) has a nest protection program, which works in co-operation with local people & Kenya Wildlife Service to protect all nests laid on […]

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Snorkeling & Diving

Lonno Lodge has the privilege of being in Watamu, on the coast of northern Kenya, where the idyllic Indian Ocean offers warm hospitable waters, teaming with marine life. Watamu enjoys access to some of the most pristine marine ecosystems. Safe and exciting. Miles of pristine coral reefs, not only protect white sandy beaches, but provide […]

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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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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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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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