African Archipelago - Lamu Island

An old door hand crafted by local Swahili artisans or 'Fundi' - the magic of ancient cultures from Arab, Swahili to Colonial all draw together in an eclectic fusion of 1000 years of history. 

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Wearing Nuba Cuff & Irga Déco Earrings - photograph by Francesco Pasti aka 'Saint Francesco'

St Francesco devouring his book 'The Hare with Amber Eyes' in the courtyard at Peponi Hotel

'West with the Night' by Beryl Markham - 'a bloody wonderful book' as said by Ernest Hemingway! 

The traveller, mystic and aristocrat congregate on the verandah at the Peponi hotel to watch the African sun sink into the sea.  

African sunset over Manda Island

Returning to an exciting feature in this month's Vogue Brazil....

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