Books tagged: lamu island

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Traveling Alone - little bits of an unfinished trip
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Traveling Alone is a fascinating mosaic of travel adventures culled from a three-year, five-continent trip in over 50 countries ― sad, hilarious, frightening, bizarre and even romantic, but never boring. From composing love letters in Cairo and stalking crocodiles in the South American pampas to hitching rides through Rwandan refugee camps and spending time in a Bolivian prison, it's a wild ride.
A History of the East African Coast
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book tells the history of the East African coast from ancient times to today, from the slave markets and clove plantations of Zanzibar, to the stone towns of the Lamu Archipelago, to the fight for control of Mombasa and its great bastion, Fort Jesus. It tells the stories of Zanzibari sultans, Swahili merchants, Portuguese explorers and Christian missionaries in an epic story of 4000 years.