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08.14.17

Hey..im Kenyan.. I loved the blog and the pics are beautiful…and lamu is indeed like another world

I hope you enjoyed your stay if you visited and I hope you were also told the correct swahili/African history of the place…a lot of people there to get her with the false hsitroy made in the imperial era make it see the east coast of Kenya was Arabic…but it wasn’t…

08.14.17

Hi Karyv.

Thanks for your comments, I’m glad a Kenyan liked the article.

You’re right in that all African and even Black American History is a false history of the imperial era. With my site, I’m trying to subtly get Black Americans to reconnect with Africa on some level. I haven’t been to Lamu yet, but for some reason, if I take a trip to Africa, I’d like to go to Kenya, unlike most Black Americans who feel compelled to go to West Africa, specifically Senegal, to visit Goree Island

I’m not sure if my food selections are authentic, but I did the best I could from my point of view. It’s not about totally authentic food, but just a little “Flavor and Spice” from East Africa

~stay healthy~

Doug at GAIA Health Blog

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