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Simona De Rosa, wonderful voice and heart in Watamu

Italian Jazz Vocalist left his soul in Kenya and promises to come back

31-01-2018 di redazione

An enchanting voice, perfect. Of those that it is a sublime pleasure to listen to the jazz notes of the great international standards.
Neapolitan singer Simona De Rosa, who has long divided her life between Italy and New York, gave a wonderful evening to viewers on Friday live at Come Back Club in Watamu.

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Andrew Mc Naughton, the Watamu artist of recycling

He creates artworks, sculptures and design, cleaning the beach from flipflops and plastic

20-11-2017 di Freddie del Curatolo

We live in a historical period where art, in addition to the intrinsic and historical value as bearer of beauty and stimulator of the mind, assumes an important social role; it fights for the protection of the environment and community between peoples.
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Matteo's Kenya, between passion and profession

"I love to infect tourists about Africa and seeing them happy"

16-10-2017 di Leni Frau

Africa in destiny since childhood.
Kenya lived as an enchantment, a garden of experiences, a promise.

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29-08-2017 di Leni Frau

14-08-2017 di Leni Frau

Whoever visits Watamu, lives or spends the holidays here, no matter what the most pleasant smiles to encounter in the Italian community and as if it were not enough to offer food and wine products of our Peninsula, both English.
And it is not because of its great Italian, but with that unmistakable inflection that an Anglo-Saxon will never get away (and perhaps not want), but because Patricia Davey, for many simply Pat, is above all a friendly face.

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Viola and Federico, love and skill at Kobe Suite Resort

He grew up in Kenya, she's in Watamu for him and professional upgrading

07-08-2017 di Leni Frau

"Bringing your personal relationship into a professional life together is not easy, but in a place of charm like Watamu everything becomes easier."
This is the common thought of Federico and Viola, comrades in life and souls of "Kobe Suite Resort".
Federico Bertoni, who will be thirty years old, grew up in Kenya.
His kindergarten was a tourist village, the home garden of the savannah.

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22-07-2017 di Leni Frau

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Niky, the guardian angel of Watamu cats

The italian resident saves and spay stray cats

10-07-2017 di Leni Frau

In Watamu they call her all "Mama Paka".
Nicoletta "Niky" Ghiberti has for five years been the cats paladin of the small tourist town of Watamu.
Mama Paka is a 55-year-old lady who was born in Kenya in 2004 from Turin, where she worked as a bookkeeper for pharmacies in the capital and province.
"We moved here after the doctors advised my husband Gaetano to move to a place with a mild and warm climate for many months a year - says Niky - first of all I thought of Sardinia but Gaetano, which every year was usual Take a vacation in Kenya, call me to inform me of buying a plot in Watamu. "

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Anna, the sweetest smile of Watamu

Since 2006 the italian art of paistry and icecream in Kenya

29-06-2017 di redazione

It might seem like a quirk, but when the first Arab fishermen a few centuries ago called the small village near Malindi, "Watu Tamu", or "Place of Sweet People" (then contracted in Watamu), they could not imagine that sweetness which it referred to would become a trademark of the future tourist resort.
 

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Tiziana, 20 years in Watamu with passion, art and hospitality

They call her Mama Zawadi, now she owns a small residence

03-03-2017 di Freddie del Curatolo

In Watamu there are those who know her as "Mama Zawadi" and who as the Lady of the Woods of the Sea.
Here they are called "driftwood", carried logs, honed and sculpted by the current of the Indian Ocean.
 

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Fabrizio, the art of make tourist fall in love for Kenya

In 15 years many italians get "mal d'Afrique" because of him

21-02-2017 di redazione

There are at least two ways to do the travel agent work: one is to, serious and professional mind you, to indicate to the second of the demands of a holiday destination, showing brochures and searching facilities, special offers, value relationships. The other is to excite the customer and maybe direct you to places you may then enter the heart. A little 'sentimental, a bit' psychologist, a little 'adventure companion.
Fabrizio Labianca, Tuscany Sansepolcro, for fifteen years carries out this type of profession and is responsible for dozens of "sick of Africa" ‚Äč‚Äčespecially in Watamu.

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