Some unexpected twists of Lamu

Some unexpected twists of Lamu

Culture / East Africa / Kenya / Lifestyle /

Few coastal towns have tugged at my heart as much as Lamu has. It still shocks me to hear how many of my friends confess that they’ve never been to this beautiful, serene island before. But then again, neither had I until three weeks ago.   I had the pleasure of traveling to Shela, Lamu […]

Old Spaces in Old Place: Lamu’s Old Town

Old Spaces in Old Place: Lamu’s Old Town

Culture / Kenya /

Old Town is the oldest and the best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa. Old Town, just like its people, is a beautiful blend of many cultures. Old Town is a fusion of Swahili, Arabic, Persian, Indian and European influence.  As soon as you walk into the town from the dock it is obvious why it […]