Mombasa is the most popular resort among the Kenyans. With good public transportation and affordable price, Mobasa tops the national parks with poor road infrastructure and expensive price as a famous winter resort for not only Kenyans but also for Europeans. Mombasa is also a central port in Eastern Africa, playing a key role in import and export for near-by in-land countries.
This region experienced countless battles in the past. This is where Europeans arrived on ships for colonial rule, and thus where slave trade took place. In fact, the coastal areas of Kenya centering on Mombasa continues to house many Germans and Italians and many locations also follow their name. Busy with tourists all year-round, make sure to book for hotels well in advance if you plan to stop by.
With hot temperature, this area is surrounded by coconut trees. You can sometimes hear a“thump”. According to the hotel manager, the coconuts are picked before they fall, but people are sometimes hit.
I only spent four days here, but most come for about 15 days. Here, your day will typically consist of lying below a tree shade and just relaxing.
The black outlines you see far away are beach boys who do everything – from selling souvenirs to providing tourist information and give information on marine sports at good price. Be careful though, you can often fall victim of rip-off.
Flood tide and ebb tide take place twice a day. Morning with ebb tide is the most spectacular.
Beach with ebbing tide is full of things to enjoy – from crabs to small fish.
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