Lamu is one of the best preserved Swahili settlements in East Africa.
The road to becoming a world heritage site; Jayne Rose Gacheri; Sunday Standard
The road to becoming a world heritage site…
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The changing face of Lamu; Wendy Watta; The Nation
Lamu is a pearl to be polished and looked after.
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.
Idyllic Lamu; Wendy Watta; The Standard
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.
The history of Lamu in one house; Rupi Mangat; The East African
18th century Subira House still reflects the grandeur of the island’s past wealth.
Lamuâ€™s charm that keeps tourists coming back; Kagure Gecheche; The Standard
Kenya has plenty of towns set in landscapes of incredible beauty â€“ 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.
Source: Lamu island, off coast of Kenya, has lots of history but no cars for visitors
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.