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Inside Background
In spite of the present political climate in Kenya do not be put off travel to...
Last edited: April 12, 2008
       Generally Lamu is very safe, although be sensible and don't put...
Last edited: June 08, 2007
    The rainy season in Lamu is generally May/June. So from July onward the...
Last edited: December 03, 2013
        Lamu town has been designated a World Heritage site. Its buildings and...
Last edited: May 18, 2006
If you are travelling to Lamu, it is a good idea to read up a bit before you...
Last edited: September 08, 2011
Inside Transportation
  Arrival in Lamu. Well first off you can only arrive on Lamu Island by boat...
Last edited: January 22, 2011
   Get around mainly on foot, as there are no paved roads or cars. just donkeys...
Last edited: May 13, 2007
     No taxis, no cars, no roads! Only dhows and donkeys.
Last edited: May 18, 2006
Inside Things to Do
   Travel with very young children can be difficult on Lamu as there is no...
Last edited: January 26, 2012
    Lamu is not a tourist area and so most of the shops cater for local people...
Last edited: May 18, 2006
    It is essentially a beach life in Lamu. There a very few organised sports...
Last edited: January 07, 2008
Sailing on a traditional dhow to Kiwayu Island, which is part of a UN Biosphere...
Last edited: December 10, 2012
                First off there is no night life in Lamu! It is a strict Muslim...
Last edited: February 11, 2008
I was really sad and angry to read the last review of Lamu Old Town. This from...
Last edited: May 20, 2006
Inside Dining Scene
   Lamu has every conceivable tropical fruit readily available at the market...
Last edited: May 18, 2006
A relatively cheap place to have a meal while in Old Lamu is Olympic...
Last edited: March 25, 2008
Inside Kenya: For Foreign Visitors
ATMs: if you have a Visa Card you can withdraw at most of the ATMs only there...
Last edited: November 23, 2013
A visa is required for entry into Kenya if travelling from most countries...
Last edited: March 21, 2016
U.S.  travelers should be aware that Travelers Insurance is recommended...
Last edited: March 21, 2016
no thank you very much      =     hapana asante sana Hello, how are...
Last edited: January 21, 2012
  Most Kenyans in the travel industry are paid very low wages and rely heavily...
Last edited: September 30, 2016
Most people will only experience a trip in their airport transfer vehicle or a...
Last edited: June 09, 2006
Kenya has many orphanages and schools which lack funding and so are grateful...
Last edited: December 17, 2012
The e-Visa will become compulsory on September 1st 2015. you will be denied...
Last edited: October 27, 2016