Tag: Pate Island

 

Five of the Oldest Mosques across East Africa

Since Dr. Mark Horton led the Oxford Team in discovering the 1000 year old ruins of an old mosque on Pate Island, a lot has been written and filed on the beauty of medieval prayer houses that have since been relegated to museum display. Today, Jumia Travel explores the locationsRead More

Destination of the Week; Mombasa

A Melting Point of East Africa’s History and Culture, Mombasa – Kenya’s second largest city and the main coastal capital of Kenya is a melting point of culture and seafaring history. Folklore associates the city’s founding to two legends, Shehe Mvita and Mwana Mkisi. Written literature about Mombasa was chronicledRead More

The Museums of Kenya

Kenya’s history is defined by stories that are better seen than told. Museums are custodians of history and Kenya has a huge chunk, that begins right at the center of the concrete jungle of Nairobi. Nairobi National Museum is located at the Museum Hill, approximately 10 minutes’ drive from theRead More