Lamu is a UNESCO World Heritage site on the coast of Kenya. Home to¬†wandering donkeys and lazy dhow boats sailing by, this historic Swahili town is magical, mystical and idyllic. I wrote this article for Rough Guides about why now is the time to visit: Original article on Why should I go? Founded in the 14th century, Lamu is the best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa. Over the centuries, the island has been inhabited by Asians, Persians, Indians, Europeans and Kenyans, and as a result it has a unique charm of blended cultures. Crumbling old forts lie next to… View Post