Modern architecture threatens Lamu heritage, say elders; Cheti Praxides; The Star

It was listed as a world heritage site by Unesco in 2001…

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Plastic waste activist dreams of changing the face of Lamu; Davina Ngei; The Star

Ali Skanda formed Takataka Foundation to unite groups doing clean-ups…

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The changing face of Lamu; Wendy Watta; The Nation

Lamu is a pearl to be polished and looked after.

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At heart of Lamu town is a peace haven; Kalume Kazungu; Daily Nation

Mkunguni Square is situated right in the middle of the Lamu Old Town.

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Idyllic Lamu; Wendy Watta; The Standard

Kenya – Lamu Old Town

A UNESCO World Heritage Site and the oldest continually inhabited town along the Kenyan coast, Lamu has retained its authentic Moorish architectural fabric as well as its social and cultural roots, making for a rich and magical getaway.

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The history of Lamu in one house; Rupi Mangat; The East African

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Kenya – Lamu Old Town

18th century Subira House still reflects the grandeur of the island’s past wealth.

Lamu’s charm that keeps tourists coming back; Kagure Gecheche; The Standard

Kenya has plenty of towns set in landscapes of incredible beauty – but nothing combines history, architecture and heritage quite like Old Town…

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Lamu island, off coast of Kenya, has lots of history but no cars for visitors; Colin Hancock & Thomas Page; CNN

The East African island of Lamu, perched off Kenya’s coast, is home to one of the oldest Swahili towns. You can get around on donkeys.

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Swahili town that is E. Africa’s wellness capital; Jamal Harsam; Daily Nation

Lamu is the oldest surviving Swahili town in East Africa that has retained its original form.

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