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27 Jun

Bags: Tanga To The Beach

soft yet tough, Lamu’s dhow sails are patched together into a wonderful weekender Tanga bag decorated with a star or heart and sporting...

6 Sep

Goodbye to Lamu

Maisha Marefu Na Matamu May You Have a Long and Sweet Life A sunset cruise begins with flower petals strewn from an unfurled sail.

5 Sep

Lamu Cheat Sheet

Here is my Lamu cheat sheet – Overview:  While many now opt for an end to their safari in a private house in the blander Watamu or Malindi...

4 Sep

Change

When I travel I spend a good deal of time making sense of change – the before and the after, the old and the new, the process of aging....

3 Sep

Fishing

Sunrise in the mangrove channels, painted sail bowed with the morning breeze. We are out for a day of line fishing with Omar and Ali in the...

2 Sep

Lamu

Epicenter of Swahili culture that mixes Arab and African aesthetics and flavors, Lamu is an island of deep history. I have been coming here for...

1 Sep

Day 1 Nairobi

We arrived to a remarkably smoothly run burned out airport. The welcome tents have to be the most beautiful anywhere but to be expected in this...

25 Aug

Kenya 2013

In a week’s time I will be back in Kenya.  I am traveling with family and we will spend almost three weeks split between Lamu, Nairobi...

6 Dec

Collections

Collections form almost by themselves.  The impetus to bring together objects under the same rubric is almost stronger than conscious decision....

18 Jan

The Gulf: Dubai

I couldn’t quite believe it. 36 hours after I had left the snows of New York, I was dining beachfront en plein air, in an Italian restaurant...

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