Lamu Moment

From Bankelele Tue Feb 19 2013, 02:17:00

Change is coming to Lamu slowly. Long term plans for this part of the Kenya coast call for a new seaport, oil pipeline and highway all to centre on this small set of islands - and link them to Isiolo, Ethiopia, South Sudan, and further in Africa.

For now, it's a prized holiday destination where you don't get hassled on the beach (as happens every 10 metres in Mombasa), you have to take a boat to get around to most places, (quite an expensive proposal for locals), Yamaha engines are the Toyota's of the water, and Betty Tett wants to be MP.

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