Mida Creek Adventures — The Island Guru

A tidal creek stretching inland from the sea into Arabuko Sokoke Forest, a local describes it to me as mlango wa bahari (a sea door). Filled with productive mangroves, corals and a bed of sea grass, this 32 square kilometre creek is habitat to a number of fish species, feeding turtles and most importantly a […]Continue reading “Mida Creek Adventures — The Island Guru”

Restoration Highlight: The Tudor Creek Mangroves — Integrative Eco Social Design

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“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another:” -Mahatma Ghandi This jewel of Ghandean wisdom is the inspiring principle of the Brain Youth Group, an ecosystem restoration and awareness initiative in Kenya…

Restoration Highlight: The Tudor Creek Mangroves — Integrative Eco Social Design

“What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another:” -Mahatma Ghandi This jewel of Ghandean wisdom is the inspiring principle of the Brain Youth Group, an ecosystem restoration and awareness initiative in Kenya and the brain child of […]Continue reading “Restoration Highlight: The Tudor Creek Mangroves — Integrative Eco Social Design”

Lamu, Kenya — Sean McGrath

I was disoriented by the station noise, the heat and bustle, when we arrived in Mombasa. We walked down Haile Selassie road to the old town, while tuk tuks and cars were driving past, and turned down the narrow streets of coral stone buildings with filigreed porches. A woman with henna-painted hands sold pineapples and […]Continue reading “Lamu, Kenya — Sean McGrath”

Malindi-Watamu vacay: House of Columns — Girl On The Move

At first I had not seen this building yet I used this road twice on my ups and downs in the South side of Malindi. As I was lazily scouting for the key to the Portuguese chapel, boom I looked up and there it was. Shockingly, it was not even on my list of places […]Continue reading “Malindi-Watamu vacay: House of Columns — Girl On The Move”

A Brief History of Leso, and the Empowerment of Women — Life in Mombasa

The leso, or kanga, is a symbol of Swahili culture since the very beginning. The long fabric made of cotton and printed with elaborate design and border then finished with a Swahili proverb expresses emotion, femininity, beauty, and power. 36 more words A Brief History of Leso, and the Empowerment of Women — Life in Mombasa

Get To Know About Watamu’s Recycling Heroes – Ecoworld Watamu By Watamu Marine Association — Byba Peaches

Peaches, can you imagine a world without white pristine beaches, beautiful aquatic life; sea turtles, cetaceans (dolphins and whales), colorful corals, vibrant coral reefs and crystal clear blue seas? Darkened by hideous plastic flotsam and jetsam that blanket the ocean’s beauty. Dead mangrove forests, hotels, cottages, and poisonous sea food. Did you know that approximately […]Continue reading “Get To Know About Watamu’s Recycling Heroes – Ecoworld Watamu By Watamu Marine Association — Byba Peaches”

Untold Reasons Why you Should Visit Mt Elgon National Park — AjiNet Services

The park is a beautiful site in the western touristic circuit, rich in diverse flora and fauna and the local cultural touch.A visit to the four explorable caves will give you a memorable experience. Location The park is located in Bungoma County, in the western touristic circuit,470KM (292 miles) northwest of Nairobi straddling the border […]Continue reading “Untold Reasons Why you Should Visit Mt Elgon National Park — AjiNet Services”