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5 Reasons you should stay at Shwari Watamu

on Saturday, 31 October 2015. Posted in North Coast, Watamu, Lifestyle, Travel

Shwari Watamu is a luxury beach villa overlooking the Indian Ocean

 5 Reasons you should stay at Shwari Watamu

Luxurious accommodation, fine dining, activities for all the family, all on the beautiful Watamu beach, just a short drive away from Malindi airport.

Travels with my Lilo

on Saturday, 22 November 2014. Posted in Diani, Watamu, Watersports, Travel

Kenya Diaries

Travels with my Lilo

By Craig Rogers.

Travelling with surfboards is not easy.  Travelling with SUPs is even harder. 

If the airline graciously lets you on the plane with your quiver, there’s usually a wallet-melting surcharge to pay (and even then they make you sign a disclaimer against damage).

Wildfitness Kickstart

on Tuesday, 16 September 2014. Posted in North Coast, Watamu, Lifestyle, Travel

Fitness Courses on the Swahili Coast

Wildfitness Kickstart

Wildfitness offer holidays with a difference, where cocktails, pizzas, and lazing away the hours are not part of the programme.

Going on holiday to get fit and not indulge probably seems insane to many, especially to those looking to escape a busy city lifestyle, where many hours are spent in the office or in traffic.

The Wildfitness philosophy, training sessions and diet are an ideal antidote to stress, lethargy, and a mind and body that needs a kickstart and how to go about leading a more healthy lifestyle.

Karibu Kenya Accommodation Guide

on Monday, 11 February 2013. Posted in Travel

'Karibu Kenya' is a comprehensive accommodation guide book

Karibu Kenya Accommodation Guide

"Karibu Kenya Accommodation Guide is a comprehensive guidebook to Kenya, with detailed information on over 850 camps, lodges, hotels and resorts. It also includes facts about Kenya, all the regions in the country, the national parks, the reserves and conservancies, and the activities and facilities that are on offer in each area. Colour illustrations enhance every chapter, including maps of each region and photos of all properties. The guidebook is divided into regions and has a fully inclusive index, making it clear and easy to use." Tamara Britten

Places to visit on the Kenya Coast

on Wednesday, 16 March 2011. Posted in Travel

What's your favorite spot along the Kenyan Coast?

Places to visit on the Kenya Coast

The Kenyan coastline is over 500kms long with a multitude of things to see and do.  There is something for everyone be it adventure, relaxation, water sports, adrenalin, shopping, ornithology, dining, environmental – the list is endless.

With this in mind has put together a few favourite ‘must-do’s’ in the key locations that can be found up and down the coastline.

Photo of the month - December 2010

on Sunday, 19 December 2010. Posted in Travel

Photo of the month - December 2010

Aerial photograph of a bech on the Kenya Coast. This photograph was taken by renowned landscape photographer - Charlie Grieves-Cook.

Lamu Cultural Festival

on Wednesday, 13 October 2010. Posted in Lamu Archipelago, North Coast, Events, Travel, Community

5th annual festival, Lamu Old Town

This event will be held in Lamu Old Town from Friday 18th November through to Sunday 20th November 2010.

The three day festival celebrates Lamu's rich cultural history.

Lamu Old Town became a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2001 and is rated as being one of the best remaining and active examples of a traditional Swahili settlement.

The port of Lamu Old Town is believed to have existed for at least 1,000 years.

Photo of the month - October 2010

on Saturday, 09 October 2010. Posted in Travel, Community

Photo of the month - October 2010

'Sorriso Sincero' by Maja Sekulic.

Sabaki River Mouth Bird Walk

on Monday, 04 October 2010. Posted in North Coast, Environment, Travel, Wildlife, Community

I have always wanted to walk theSabaki River Mouth. I have also always believed in the old adage that if you want to get something done the best way to achieve it is to do it yourself.

The Sabaki River Mouth is where the Athi, Tsavo and Galana rivers that rise and converge in upcountry Kenya ultimately disgorge their heavily silted waters into the coral reef fringed seawater of the Indian Ocean five kilometres north of Malindi. This convergence in turn provides one of the richest feeding grounds for birds in Africa and the Sabaki River Mouth has rightly taken its place as one of the Important Bird Areas (IBA’s) in Kenya.

In October, particularly,  the recently arrived Palaearctic migrants waders congregate in their tens of thousands, some before dispersing southwards down the coast, but many are content to winter in this coastal food larder, mingling with the resident herons, egrets, gulls, terns and the numerous other species that frequent the lagoons, reed-beds, and sand-dunes adjacent to the river mouth.

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