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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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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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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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Ava training our dogs to play dead

Ava with Paco and Black

Yesterday Ava, one of our youngest guests, was training Paco and Black, two of our dogs, to play dead. She was really successful, look at this, simply great! 🙂

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Alisha and the Masai

From the reef, to the beach .. then the ocean

“Alisha and the Masai” is one of the pictures I love more. Maybe it’s the contrast of the colors, or the perception of the endless ocean. Or the view of the two tiny islands emerging from the water that you can only reach during low tide, directly from the shore .. It gives a sense of […]

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riders on the storm

Riders on the storm ..

This picture was taken a while ago, moments after a storm coming from inland washed the shores, and then rolled south through the ocean. It was a strange atmosphere, full of wind and fragrances. I loved it.

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Emmanuel the Masai

Emmanuel the Masai

Emmanuel has been with us at the Lonno Lodge since the beginning. His red colored shuka is a familiar sight, from the main gate at the entrance when welcoming new guests to the nightly patrolling around checking that everything is in proper order. A trusted source of traditions and security.  

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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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Silvia and the kitchen team

Silvia and the kitchen team

Silvia and the guys behind Lonno Lodge renowned cuisine: international, vegetarian, swahili, gluten-free, kenyan, italian .. you can get them all! Check the menu at https://www.lonnolodge.com/menu/

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Lonno Lodge preparing for dinner

Ready for dinner

Tables set for dinner, are you ready to enjoy a drink waiting the sunset beside the swimming pool?

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