“Would you,” asks Jamil, “travel for love to meet a man you’ve never met before?” Detecting an impending good story, the Kenyan in me stirs and swiftly livens with anticipation. Curiosity naturally precedes etiquette and I respond but cautiously with another question: “Why do you ask?” Jamil, a well built man with a flair for […]
Who’s the model and who’s the photographer? When on holiday, with the sea breeze and the relaxed atmosphere, you can choose to be one day taking pictures of your friends, and the following day modelling for them. Clearly, a perfect location like the Lonno Lodge .. helps a lot! 🙂
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?
“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 […]
Tables set for dinner, are you ready to enjoy a drink waiting the sunset beside the swimming pool?
Watamu Beach is part of Kenya’s 434 km of coastline, a continuous metamorphosis of scenery. Long, white sand beaches are interrupted by inlets which give rise to immense expanses of mangroves, low cliffs, bays, small archepelagos and deep inlets. Every tourist town in Kenya is characterised by one of these landscapes, not just Watamu with […]
Watamu has been designated one of Kenya’s three most important nesting sites for sea turtles, with nesting and hatching occurring almost all year round.
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
Your life on the beach in Kenya will be strongly influenced by tides. In fact, with an interval of almost six hours, sea level changes with intervals that may extend beyond 12 ft. At low tide you can take long walks on the sea bed and reach normally submerged islands. At the reception of the […]