159 resultados para lamu island

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    The Great Mosque, Old Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lamu Island, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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    Kenya,Lamu Island,Lamu. Swahili men celebrate a Muslim festival with a dance on the waterfront at Lamu town.

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    Kenya. A Lamu woman in fashionable Muslim dress watches the procession to mark Maulidi, from an elevated archway.

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    Kenya,Lamu Island,Shela. Modern houses at Shela built in traditional style.

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    Kenya. A man in Lamu makes a call from an attractive archway during the procession to mark Maulidi.

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    A jahazi or small dhow (the wooden sailing boats of the region) makes for Lamu Island.

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    Vew from the sea of the harbour, Old Town, Lamu Island, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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    Kenya. Women from Lamu watch excitedly as Mashua sailing boats participate in a race off Lamu Island.

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    Dusk on the beach at Kizingo, Lamu Island, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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    Kenya. An old man rests at the side entrance to the Riyadha Mosque after prayers.

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    Kenya,Lamu Island,Shela. A group of Muslim women and an old man wait for a ferry boat at Shela pier.

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    Donkey transport, Old Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lamu island, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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    Kenya. A Mashua sailing boat with an outrigger participating in a race off Lamu Island.

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    Kenya. Lamu women in fashionable Muslim dress.

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    Dhows on quayside, Old Town, Lamu island, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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  • 862-03731531

    Kenya. Two old men from Lamu relax outside their shop in the main square leading to Lamu Fort.

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    Kenya. A joyful Muslim procession during Maulidi, the celebration of Prophet Mohammed s birthday.

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    A back street in Lamu town where all the houses are built of coral rag and thatched with makuti,made from palm fronds.

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    Dusk on the beach at Kizingo, Lamu Island, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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  • 862-03437188

    Kenya,Lamu Island,Shela. Washing day at Shela village.

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    Kipungani Lodge, Lamu Island, Kenya

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    Kenya. Muhammad Hisham Kabban, Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of America, visiting Lamu island during Maulidi.

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  • 862-03731545

    Kenya. The Swahili elite, Wangwana, perform the traditional stick dance during Maulidi, celebration of Prophet Mohammed s birthday.

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  • 862-03731544

    Kenya. The Swahili elite, Wangwana, perform the traditional stick dance during Maulidi, celebration of Prophet Mohammed s birthday.

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  • 841-02709506

    Riyadha mosque, Lamu Island, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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  • 862-03731533

    Kenya. Lamu s busy waterfront with numerous dhows anchored in the harbour.

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  • 862-03731549

    Kenya. A Muslim boy from Lamu watches Maulidi, the celebration of Prophet Mohammed s birthday.

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  • 862-03731546

    Kenya. A Muslim man from Lamu with a red-henna beard. Stained when they have participated in a pilgrimage to Mecca.

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  • 862-03731530

    Kenya. Girls from Lamu look out of a barred window of their home, which overlooks a narrow street.

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    Kenya. Mashua sailing boats with outriggers participating in a race off Lamu Island.

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  • 862-03731539

    Kenya. Lamu women in fashionable Muslim dress.

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    Kenya. Mashua sailing boats participating in a race off Lamu Island.

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    Kenya. A Mashua sailing boat with an outrigger participating in a race off Lamu Island.

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  • 862-03731538

    Kenya. A man stands on the back of his donkey to get a better view of a public concert.

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  • 862-03731536

    Kenya. In the absence of motor vehicles, donkeys are the only means of passenger transport on Lamu Island.

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  • 841-05781813

    Narrow alley, Old Town, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Lamu Island, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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    Airport Security, Lamu Airstrip, Kenya

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  • 862-03366733

    Kenya,Lamu Island,Lamu. A Muslim woman of Lamu town wearing a buibui or face veil but dressed in an attractively decorated black dress.

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    Kenya,Lamu Island,Lamu. A Muslim woman of Lamu town elegantly dressed in a buibui or face veil.

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    Kenya,Lamu Island,Lamu. A Muslim woman of Lamu town wearing a buibui or face veil with a brightly decorated wrap to offset her black dress.

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  • 862-03731515

    Kenya. Mashua sailing boats participating in a race off Lamu Island.

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    Kenya. A Muslim boy from Lamu keeps rhythm with a tambourine during Maulidi, celebration of Prophet Mohammed s birthday.

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  • 862-03731524

    Kenya. The start of a donkey race along Lamu s seafront. Held twice a year.

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    A wooden sailing boat off Lamu Island. The island's inhabitants are fine sailors.

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    Kenya. A Muslim boy from Lamu with eye make-up for Maulidi, celebration of Prophet Mohammed s birthday.

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    Kenya. A happy Muslim boy from Lamu during Maulidi, celebration of Prophet Mohammed s birthday.

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    Ghost crabs at dusk on Kizingo beach, Lamu Island, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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    Kipungani Lodge, Lamu Island, Kenya

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    Kenya,Lamu Island,Lamu. A young Muslim boy of Lamu town wearing a kofia or traditional Lamu embroidered hat.

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  • 862-03366745

    Kenya,Lamu Island,Lamu. A beautifully carved old wooden door in Lamu town. Lamu craftsmen are renowned for their carved doors.

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    Kenya,Lamu Island,Lamu. A Muslim woman of Lamu town wearing a buibui or face veil but dressed in an attractive embroidered black dress.

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  • 862-03731557

    Kenya. A procession of the faithful singing and dancing through Lamu s narrow streets during the procession for Maulidi.

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    Kenya. The busy main street of Lamu. Hand carts and donkeys are the sole means of transport through the narrow streets.

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    Man sitting on a wall,Lamu,Kenya.

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    Kenya. A flag bearer prepares to leave the Riyadha Mosque on procession to mark Maulidi; celebration of Prophet Mohammed s birthday.

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    Kenya, The start of the bi-annual donkey race along Lamu s seafront.

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  • 862-03731553

    Kenya. Muhammad Hisham Kabban, Chairman of the Islamic Supreme Council of America, visiting Lamu island during Maulidi.

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  • 862-03820666

    The harbour at Lamu Island.Lamu town already existed in the 14th and 15th centuries and flourished more recently between 1650 and 1900.The town is said to have been founded by one or more royal immigrants from the Arabian or Persian regions on the Caliphate.In culture, Lamu belongs to the distinctive civilisation called Swahill.

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    The harbour at Lamu Island.Lamu town already existed in the 14th and 15th centuries and flourished more recently between 1650 and 1900.The town is said to have been founded by one or more royal immigrants from the Arabian or Persian regions on the Caliphate.

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  • 862-03731537

    Kenya. The popularity of mobile phones has made most fixed-line telephone booths redundant.

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  • 862-03731529

    Kenya. A Muslim girl from Lamu relaxing on the stone bench at the entrance porch to her home.

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    Kenya, A teacher plays a flute during prayers attended by students of an Islamic school, or madrassa, at Shela.

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    Kenya. Lamu women in fashionable Muslim dress.

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  • 862-03731519

    Kenya. Mashua sailing boats with outriggers participating in a race off Lamu Island.

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  • 862-03820717

    A skilled craftsman with traditional tools carves a wooden door from hardwood in Lamu town. Wood carving is the most important craft in Lamu and sustains the greatest number of skilled craftsmen.It will take experienced craftsmen up to eight man months to make a beautiful door and frame.

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  • 862-03366183

    Kenya,Lamu Island,Lamu . A jahazi or small dhow (the wooden sailing boats of the region) sets sail from Lamu Island.

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    A fine example of a carved wooden door in Lamu town. Wood carving is the most important craft in Lamu and sustains the greatest number of skilled craftsmen.It will take experienced craftsmen eight man months to make such a beautiful door and frame.

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    Kenya,Lamu Island,Shela. A narrow street at Shela on Lamu Island.

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    A man rides a donkey sidesaddle through one of the narrow streets of Lamu town. In the absence of vehicles, which are banned in the island, donkeys are the principal means of transport and carrying heavy loads.Situated 150 miles north northeast of Mombasa, Lamu town dates from the 15th century AD.

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    Kenya. Mashua sailing boats participating in a race off Lamu Island.

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    Kenya. Two Jahazi boats sailing off Lamu Island. The main way to transport goods in the Lamu Archipelago.

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    A fine example of the interior of a traditional Swahili house in Lamu Town.The extraordinary skill of the local craftsmen is an important legacy of Afro Arab architecture in the Swahili style.

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    Street scene, Lamu, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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    A Swahili student in Lamu practices Arabic calligraphy. Each year, students on the island participate in a competition to keep this art alive.Situated 150 miles north northeast of Mombasa, Lamu town dates from the 15th century AD.

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    Kenya. A Mashua sailing boat with outrigger participating in a race off Lamu Island.

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    Kenya. A jovial man relaxes before the start of the procession for Maulidi, the celebration of Prophet Mohammed s birthday.

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  • 862-03820724

    As a part of Maulidi, Lamu Islands celebrations to mark the birthday of the Prophet Mohamed, a keenly fought boat race is held.Maulidi is a joyous event in Lamu and attracts pilgrims from all over East Africa and sometimes farther afield.

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    A donkey race is held on Lamu Island as part of the celebrations to mark the birthday of the Prophet Mohamed.This man was the winner of the 2005 competition. Maulidi is a joyous event in Lamu and attracts pilgrims from all over East Africa and sometimes farther afield.

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    The waterfront of the sheltered, natural harbour of Lamu Island.Situated 150 miles north northeast of Mombasa, Lamu town dates from the 15th century AD. The islands importance lies in the fact that it has the only certain source of sweet groundwater in the entire district.

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    A mashua sails into the sheltered, natural harbour of Lamu Island.Dhow is the colloquial word used by most visitors for the wooden sailing ships of the East African coast although in reality a dhow is a much larger ocean going vessel.

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    A group of Lamu women wearing traditional Islamic dress and face veils gather for a festive occasion.Situated 150 miles north northeast of Mombasa, Lamu town dates from the 15th century AD.

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    A young schoolgirl walks home along one of the narrow streets of Lamu town.Situated 150 miles north northeast of Mombasa, Lamu town dates from the 15th century AD. The islands importance lies in the fact that it has the only certain source of sweet groundwater in the entire district.

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    Passageways and staircases to a house made of coral rag in Lamu town.Situated 150 miles north northeast of Mombasa, Lamu town dates from the 15th century AD. The islands importance lies in the fact that it has the only certain source of sweet groundwater in the entire district.

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    Dhows sailing off Lamu Island.Dhow or Dau is the colloquial word used by most visitors for the wooden sailing ships of the East African coast although in reality a dhow is a much larger ocean going vessel than either the medium sized Jahazi or smaller mashua fishing boats that are commonly seen at Lamu.

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    Kenya. Lamu s busy waterfront with ancient cast-iron canons guarding the harbour.

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    One of the narrow shopping streets in Lamu town. Situated 150 miles north northeast of Mombasa, Lamu town dates from the 15th century AD. The islands importance lies in the fact that it has the only certain source of sweet groundwater in the entire district.The town was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2001 because it is the oldest and best preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa.

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    Kenya. One of Lamu s maze of narrow streets. Hand carts or donkeys are the sole means of transport.

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    Kenya,Lamu Island,Shela. The small sheltered harbour at Shela on Lamu Island.

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    Dhows sailing off Lamu Island.Dhow or Dau is the colloquial word used by most visitors for the wooden sailing ships of the East African coast although in reality a dhow is a much larger ocean going vessel than either the medium sized Jahazi or smaller mashua fishing boats that are commonly seen at Lamu.

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    Waterfront, Lamu Town, Lamu Island, Kenya, East Africa, Africa

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