Lamu

18. 03. 02
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Lamu is a place like no other, a peaceful tropical island where life is lived at its own relaxed rhythm, but a place whose history is as mysterious and fascinating as the winding streets

Lamu is a place like no other, a peaceful tropical island where life is lived at its own relaxed rhythm, but a place whose history is as mysterious and fascinating as the winding streets of its medieval stone town.
The island itself is a beautiful place of rolling dunes and endless beaches, where tiny villages nestle among coconut and mango plantations and lateen sailed dhows ply the waters. But Lamu’s real attraction is its Old town. It is a host to one of the oldest and best preserved Swahili settlements. The town is characterized by simple, coral stone structures enriched by inner courtyards, verandas and beautiful, elaborately curved mangrove wood doors. Lamu is also host to the Lamu Cultural Festival held every year in November.
This idyllic island speaks to the heart and soul, and a trip to Lamu is a romantic experience that can become a lifelong affair.

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