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Lamu Island Travel Guide: 37 reviews and 113 photos
By the end of my 2004 African journey I was tired of moving, and desperate to find a nice place to relax for a couple of weeks.
Travellers told me how much they had loved Lamu, a beautiful island off Kenya’s Swahili Coast. And they didn’t disappoint me. On the contrary...Lamu became one of my all time favourite destinations!
With its population of about 15.000, representing an enchanting cultural mix of Africans, Arabs and Indians, Lamu is a different world in Africa; isolated, but with a rich history of more than 1000 years.
Lamu is endlessly fascinating, incredibly easy going, completely hasslefree, and atmospheric in a way that sometimes I wondered if I was dreaming...
One of the highlights is the remains of an unusual Mosque at one side of the main street, with a massive pilar at one of... more travel advice
Even if there's no wind or engine, it's still an extremely relaxing and fun experience. We had a very nice crew offering... more travel advice
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