Barefoot on the Beach in Malindi, Kenya

Above: Barefoot Beach Camp dining by the beach at Ungwana Bay near Malindi Copyright Rupi Mangat

Published: Saturday Magazine, Nation media 11 January 2020

The sand dunes stretch along the ocean and l’m barefoot on the beach. It’s the ethos of being at the Barefoot Beach Camp, an unpretentious little camp tucked away in a secluded bay 20 kilometres north of Malindi.

Sand dunes by Barefoot Beach camp near Malindi Copyright Rupi Mangat (800x600)
Sand dunes by Barefoot Beach Camp near Malindi Copyright Rupi Mangat

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A Stroll along Sabaki River Mouth: Kenya’s biggest estuary and an Important Bird Area (IBA)

Above: Sabaki Estuary. Copyright Rupi Mangat

From the archives: May 2010

On the mudflats of the Sabaki, a strong sun beats down so fierce that it makes the water over the sand sparkle. On the bridge above, cars and matatus speed over the estuary – Kenya’s biggest – unaware of the stunning vistas below and of its importance as an IBA or an Important Bird Area.

Sabaki River Mouth. Credit Cisticola Tour Ltd (800x302)
Flocks of waders at Sabaki River Mouth. Credit Cisticola Tours Ltd

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