African Art Part 1 – Kenya

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As some of you may have noticed, I love dolls, stuffed animals and art. I collect dolls from everywhere I go and have a reasonable collection of antique china dolls. What I haven’t ever mentioned is my, fairly extensive, collection of African art.

This morning I am sharing a few pictures of my African artworks from Kenya as well as a few interesting facts about this beautiful East African country and a folk tale.

Kenya

Some interesting facts about Kenya are:

  1. Kenya is located in East Africa, on the Equator;
  2. The capital and largest city is Nairobi. Mombasa is the second largest city;
  3. The two official languages in Kenya are English and Swahili, although there are dozens of other languages spoken in various parts of the country;
  4. Agriculture is important to Kenya’s economy, especially tea, coffee and flowers; and
  5. Large animals such as lions, buffalo, leopards, elephants and rhinos are present in…

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