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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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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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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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