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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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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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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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