Flight to Mombasa
Mount Kilimanjaro at daybreak flying from Nairobi to Mombasa.
Fort Jesus in Mombasa
Fort Jesus is located along the coastline of the Indian Ocean. It was built in the 1593 by the Portuguese to guard the Old Port of Mombasa. The fort was won and lost as nations fought for control of Mombasa. It was used as an army barracks, and also as a prison under the British. The fort became a museum in 1962.
A guide explaining that Fort Jesus was built in the shape of a person, with buildings jutting out as legs, arms, and head.
As well as being a historical monument, the fort offers educational outreach programs.
Boys play soccer in the afternoon shadow of Fort Jesus.
A boy fishes in Old Mombasa on the shores of the Indian Ocean.