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Like Zanzibar off the Tanzanian coast, Lamu conjures up images of the ancient and the exotic. The two towns of Shela and Lamu consist of a network of narrow winding alleys linking bustling markets, shops, restaurants, houses, mosques and much more. Donkeys are the main form of transport.

Lamu town, a World Heritage Site, is Kenya's oldest living settlement, which grew as a trading post between Arabia and India since the 14th Century. Trade goods included slaves, ivory, spices, and mangrove timber.

Matondoni village is best known as for being a centre for building and maintaining dhows - although in present days the village does not appear to reflect this long standing heritage.

Kipungani is a small village situated on the south western end of Lamu Island.

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