Mombasa Island Off The Beaten Path

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  • Watch the ships come in

    by bobby13 Written May 26, 2004

    Light House is the unoffical name for Mama Nagina Road, this is where al the locals gather on Sundays after 4pm till late, theres loads to do especially walking the cliff you can get a nice spot to sit on the edge of the cliff with a 'madafu' coconut in your hand to drink, I mixed Vodka in mine!

    I strongly recommend you visit light house during the day, and park your car along a crowd of locals for security. Avoid walking too far along the cliffs or away from your car as its both dangerous and you could get mugged.

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    by tomtje Written May 22, 2003

    If you are in a bar or restaurant, and the waiter starts talking to you. ask him some questions about life there in general. there is a good chance he will invite you to visit his village. I did it and it was great. He showed us his " room" local shops, church, met people of the village,...
    Nobody was begging or hassling us. They all smiled and sayed "jambo" (= hello).
    When we bought candy for the kids, they come of course immediately, but again they were friendly and said all "thank you"
    pictures were also no problem.
    we were the only white people there and the boy even bought us a drink.
    At the end just give the "guide" some money to show your gratitude. he even escorted us back to our hotel.

    Related to:
    • Spa and Resort
    • Beaches

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    by tomtje Updated May 23, 2003

    always ask before taking pictures, to avoid problems.
    children always like to pose for pics.
    They play first a little by running away, but atd the proudly pose for your picture.

    little boy in shanzu

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