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Few people from the outside world come this way.
Most foreign and local holidaymakers heading for the popular Lamu Islands prefer to fly rather than use the road.
On either side, grasslands stretch to the horizon. People here live as they have for decades, making a living from grazing animals and fishing.
But a proposed sugar and biofuels project would see 20,000 hectares of the pristine wetland planted with cane.