A Guide To The Best Of Mombasa History Of Mombasa Gloss over Mombasa city and you run the risk of losing out. Apart from its reputation as a well-liked beach holiday destination hotspot, Mombasa has another distinctly colourful side. Gazing across the Nyali Creek towards Mombasa Island, it’s easy to imagine exotic visions of the past. From a 14th century Portuguese ship sailing down the creek sails roll up, slaves pulling the oars, its cluster of brass cannon firing of lead balls at Arabs on the beach, while attacking the walls of Fort Jesus. These are the scenes that form the colourful history of Mombasa. The history of Mombasa dates…
The Kenyan Coast commands a strong sense of identity. Besides the sandy beach and blue turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, it will enchant you with an impressive blend of scents, sounds and colours.
Lamu has been in existence as a Swahili settlement since the 14th century. It is also one of the key areas of Kenya tourism and one of the places to visit in Kenya.