Eventually, it dawned on me: He was asking the same question my school project had asked: He was curious what non-American country my family was from. I tried to explain that as far as I know, I have no immediate or extended relatives outside of the States, but he didn’t seem to fully grasp what I meant. A few years ago, my father took an ancestry DNA test, which revealed that some of his roots can be traced to Nigeria.
Situated on the South Coast of Mombasa, the 25 Kilometre strip is made up of Tiwi, Diani, Galu, Kinondo & Chale Island.
The main threat comes from extremists linked to Al Shabaab, a militant group that has carried out attacks in Kenya in response to Kenya’s military intervention in Somalia.
There have been a number of attacks in Kenya in recent years, particularly in Mandera county and other areas close to the Somali border.
For more information on different types of visas see the website of the Kenya High Commission.
Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Kenya.
If you travel to Lamu Island or Manda Island, you should do so by air to Manda airport and not by road. You can either get a visa on arrival at the airport, or before you travel.