Reaching Makindu in the 1890s

At the beginning – Makindu and the iconic Sikh Temple Above: Makindu gurdwara lit at night. Courtesy Raju Mangat Published: Saturday Nation media 13 May 2022 Gold-painted domes dazzle twixt the Chyulus and the Yatta Plateau, announcing that one is approaching Makindu on the busy Mombasa-Nairobi highway where trucks and trains ply the route 24/7. […]

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Sikh History in Tsavo

Above: Mzima Springs Tsavo West March 2022. Copyright Rupi Mangat Published: The East African Nation magazine 19-25 March 2022 “We are Sikhs,” I stated. This was in response to Taznim Mamuji of Finch Hattons, the uber-luxe camp under canvas lit with chandeliers in every suite. The camp accepts a minimum of two night stay. We […]

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