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 Africa in Pictures

Departure from Nairobi

2017-09-03T02:59:44+00:00
Tom Mwiraria
9 months ago

Departure from Nairobi -------------------- The land of indomitable lions, land of fearless eagles, land of sun's benediction', land of lonely ruby hills, land of hypnotising sunsets, the land beyond the misty mountains of my ancestors is calling my name' come, M'Ntani come'. I shall heed and go. Beneath the azure Eastern skies, across the valleys,

 Africa in Pictures

Fort Jesus

2017-08-16T02:41:41+00:00
Tom Mwiraria
9 months ago

Between 1593-1596, the Portuguese built a Fort in Mombasa. A deluxe example of Portuguese military architecture of 16th Century, dexterously designed by Italian Architect Cairati. Built in human shape the building was christened Fort Jesus, a clear religious orientation of the builders. It is now UNESCO heritage site. Inside the Fort a museum which exhibits

 Africa in Pictures

Mombasa Raha

2017-08-16T02:39:25+00:00
Deborah Moraa
1 year ago

  An aerial view of Mombasa When I was young I always dreamt of Mombasa. I had heard so much about it that by the time I finished my high school education I chose to study in Mombasa. And I have stayed here long enough to know this place is a precious Gem. So instead of

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Old town Chronicles

2017-05-21T23:00:47+00:00
Tom Mwiraria
1 year ago

The alarm rudely went off with annoying noises of varying pitch and volume. It sounded like an alert for Zombie apocalypse. I was infuriated. It had assaulted my ears and disturbed my sleep. I had no choice but to open my left eye and hit the snooze button as hard as possible. While grunting curses

 Africa in Pictures

A city of contrasts

2017-05-04T11:11:26+00:00
Tom Mwiraria
1 year ago

A city of drizzle, breeze and sun A pot bubbling with culture and stories, some untold Stories that could break your heart in pieces, so please don't ask A city of mad men, mystics and alchemists A city in motion, a sleepy city A city of haves and have-nots A cacophony of noise, an utterly