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Watamu, Timboni, can you feel the still intact atmosphere?

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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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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kanani primary school

Kanani Primary School

A short break between lessons is always a good moment to play with friends, at Kanani Primary School, Watamu.

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Fishermen on the Mida Creek

Fishermen on the Mida Creek

A quiet sunset on the Mida Creek, fishermen have all returned home, it’s dinner time for Watamu.

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Timboni

Road market in Timboni, a small village really close to Watamu, a nice stop on your way to visiting the old Gede ruins.

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Exploring Arabuko Sokoke National Park

The main gate of the Arabuko Sokoke Forest is only 20 minutes drive away from the Lodge, making it one of the favorite short trips among our guests. A good 4WD vehicle is advisable, if it’s a Landrover it’s even better. Landy rules!

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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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