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Art: driftwood, recycled plastics and a lot of imagination

Art: driftwood, recycled plastics and a lot of imagination

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Baked beef fillet with tomatoes slices, served with lyonnaise potatoes .. yummy! And with a glass of good white wine it’s perfect

Baked beef fillet with tomatoes slices, served with lyonnaise potatoes .. yummy! And with a glass of good white wine it’s perfect

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We found these lovely ladybirds at a local open market here in Watamu, during Christmas holidays, made out of scrap metal. We took home three of them

We found these lovely ladybirds at a local open market here in Watamu, during Christmas holidays, made out of scrap metal. We took home three of them

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Stephen, the shoemaker.

In Watamu everybody knows Stephen, the shoemaker. He has a shop, one of the most appreciated by tourists, on the white road to the beach, where he produces wonderful bags and shoes with his old Singer sewing machine

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Do you remember when you were a kid? And a ball was all you needed to play countless hours?

Do you remember when you were a kid? And a ball was all you needed to play countless hours?

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Funny animal, the. He grows and spends his whole life looking for a bigger snail shell, like a new camper van. Problem is .. sometimes the bigger snail is not empty, yet

Funny animal, the. He grows and spends his whole life looking for a bigger snail shell, like a new camper van. Problem is .. sometimes the bigger snail is not empty, yet

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Resort, Lodge or Boutique Hotel?

Who are we? Sooner or later we have to ask ourselves this question. Resort Lodge Hotel or Boutique hotel? We’ve even searched on Wikipedia, but….. 🙂
A wonderful recommendation sent by one of our very kind guests lets us explain what Lonno Lodge is.

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The Constant Gardener

During the construction of Lonno Lodge, I remember reading the fictional book by John Le Carrè “The Constant Gardener”; of course it wasn’t about gardening: The main characters, Justin, a career diplomat and amateur gardener at the British High Commission in Nairobi and Tessa his activist wife. Tessa was killed while travelling with a doctor […]

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