The Beach of Joy

I stood quietly in the soft grass on the edge of the beach and watched quietly as the sun crept along the blue waters of the Indian Ocean. Blue was everywhere. Above was the soft blue of the sky.

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Tanga's Tantalizing Islands

Close your eyes. Wait! Before you do so, imagine a place where you can see waves but can’t hear them. They are so silent.

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Pemba's Delicious Peace

I arrived at Pemba, the peaceful port city of Mozambique at the same time that the sun was sliding beneath the western horizon. 

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Namibia's Whistling Dolphins

Imagine if you had no name that was unique to you. How would your friends and family refer to you? What if all of us had no names? Life would definitely be complicated and chaotic! Nature has spared dolphins from such chaos by giving each dolphin a unique whistle that it can be identified by.

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Magoma's Ocean Trip from Lamu to Mozambique

I couldn't believe it when I heard the news. I had been selected to be a crew member of a big boat that was leaving for Msumbiji, Mozambique in a week’s time.

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Kenya's Marine City

The sights that greet your eyes as soon as you arrive at Lighthouse on Mama Ngina Street are breathtaking. The ocean breeze is refreshing. As you feel it wipe away the sweat that lingers on your forehead even though the sun has already set, you smile at the sights before you. They are marine sights of the marine city.

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Kenya's Dolphin Island

Kishuku!’ Rehema’s little seven year old sister cried excitedly as she raced from their reed-thatched houses towards the beach.

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Hemed's Fishing Journey in Wasini Island

Wasini Island, Kenya’s South Coast – He looked at his empty hands, as if they were responsible for the lack of fish that afternoon. He was waist deep in the warm, salty waters of the Indian Ocean.

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The Day I met a Lobster

I stared at the lobster in my hands as if it was an alien creature and not delicious seafood from the Indian Ocean.

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