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Christmas Is Here And All Roads Are Heading To The Kenya Coast

The annual Christmas fever is starting to set in on hundreds upon hundreds of local and international tourists as they descend into the coastal towns of Malindi and Watamu for the festive season. Besides the traditional visitors such as Italian … Continue reading

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Lamu Annual Cultural Festival 2011 A Huge Success

Sometime last month we posted a story on this year’s Lamu Cultural  Festival and talked about how over the years the event had grown in size and popularity. Well, this year’s event did not disappoint. Interestingly though, out of the … Continue reading

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Did You Know That The Coastal Town of Malindi Has a Space Centre?

The Luigi Broglio Space Centre (BSC) is an Italian-owned spaceport near Malindi, Kenya, named after its founder and Italian space pioneer Luigi Broglio (11 November 1911 – 14 January 2001). Luigi was an Italian aerospace engineer, air force lieutenant colonel … Continue reading

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From The Glamorous To The Ugly: How The Drought Has Changed The Face of Malindi

The town of Malindi is as ancient as the sun (or at least close). Once known as Melinde (Latin for ‘sweet’), it lies on the Kenyan coast of the Indian Ocean, about 120 kilometres northeast of Mombasa. The town abounds … Continue reading

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Fractional Lodge Ownership Now Possible in Kenya

Fractional ownership or timeshare is a popular property ownership concept in the west just recently beginning to take root in Africa. It involves partially owning a piece of property with other like-minded people – mostly four or more individuals. Imagine … Continue reading

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Have You Been To The Diamonds Dream of Africa?

Diamonds Dream of Africa Hotel is a delightful Indo-Arab styled villa retreat located in Malindi at the Kenyan Coast. The hotel promises refinement and privacy in a lovely seafront location. Spacious rooms and suites, a dreamy free-form swimming pool, a … Continue reading

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