Paradise lost? Boda-bodas threaten Lamu archipelago

A section of Lamu Old Town. During Christopher Ogwe’s tenure at Unesco, the town was declared the first world heritage site in Kenya in 2001. 

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In the old town of Lamu, a historic Swahili trading outpost, a motorbike taxi weaves through a crush of donkeys, market hawkers and wooden handcarts.


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