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The fishermen of Watamu

Everybody knows that Watamu is an old fishing village, but the information ends here. Are these fishermen “real”? What are their origins, how are they organized and how do they live?

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photographer and model

A model and a photographer

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! 🙂

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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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Watamu Life

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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Fishermen on the Mida Creek

Fishermen on the Mida Creek

A quiet sunset on the Mida Creek, fishermen have all returned home, it’s dinner time for Watamu.

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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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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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fishermen at sunset in Watamu

Fishermen return at sunset

They will be selling on Watamu beach their catch of the day.

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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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One of my preferred activities when on vacation: relaxing. (the other one is exploring the restaurant)

Love this pic. It’s also one of my preferred activities when on vacation: relaxing. (the other one is exploring the restaurant

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