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Kenya Masai Mara National Park

Matatu or 4WD on Safari?

Regular followers of our blog already know that we only offer 4X4 vehicles to our guests, through specialized agencies, when they’re willing to  experience their once-in-a-lifetime safari in the safest and most comfortable way. And looking at this picture we also understand why Kenya Tourism CS is intentioned to ban matatus from operating inside game parks :-). […]

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Roaring Forties

Well .. being on the equator the definition “roaring forties” is probably not entirely accurate, but .. you get the idea 🙂

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photographer and model

A model and a photographer

Who’s the model and who’s the photographer? When on holiday, with the sea breeze and the relaxed atmosphere, you can choose to be one day taking pictures of your friends, and the following day modelling for them. Clearly, a perfect location like the Lonno Lodge .. helps a lot! 🙂

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Enjoying a long weekend at the lodge

The beauty of a stay at The Lonno Lodge is that you can easily find a “private” beach right under the cliff, with no rush, no crowd, just privacy and beachlife :-). p.s. do you know that you can also enjoy a generous last-minute discount for your reservation? Check out the rates for the next weekend, you’ll […]

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Female Solo Traveller

If you were to travel on your own .. what would you like to find in your room?

Are you a female solo traveller? Maybe you can help us. We understand that pricing is an important factor when choosing your travel destination, particularly if you’re travelling on your own but, when rates are similar .. what makes you select one offer respect to another one? Which services would you like to see included in the rate? […]

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checking pictures taken at low tide

Checking the pictures taken at low tide

Do you see those tiny islands in the background? You can easily reach them at low tide, simply walking, and so to discover the sealife populating this area. p.s. do not forget the camera :-).

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catch of the day

What’s this fish?

Anybody knows what’s the real name of this fish? Uhm .. no, I don’t think “Nemo” is his real name …

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Waiting For the Fishermen to Return

Waiting for the fishermen to return

Every day at 5 am the fishermen leave Watamu to fish through the day, following the tide, from April to November. And every evening the whole village is waiting for them on the beach.

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Roof terrace at Lonno Lodge

Roof Terrace

This is the sunbed on the private roof-terrace of our Top Tower Room, on the top of the observation tower. Full of activity, uh? 🙂
p.s. do you know this tower is the tallest building in Watamu?

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low tide in Watamu

Low Tide in Watamu

Do you see the beauty of Watamu? When it’s low tide you can simply walk to reach the tiny islands facing the coast, leaving directly from the shores and from your hotel. Low tide creates several ponds only a few feet deep, full of sealife, and you can enjoy it even when you’re not .. ergh .. ehm […]

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Watamu Life

Open Market

A traditional open market in Watamu, on the side of the road. Everything is set up in the morning, and then unset in the evening. Whatever they sell, colours are always part of the setting.

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bridge over mangroves in Mida Creek

.. like a bridge over troubled water ..

The Mida Creek boardwalk is a rope bridge over  the mangroves, leading to a wooden shelter to observe the birdlife of the creek. Not really “troubled water”, thou, but still a great song ? 🙂

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