Faces of Africa – Retracing The Dragonfly Sea

Kenyan writer Yvonne Adhiambo’s “Dragonfly Sea” was based on the story of Chinese navigator Zheng He’s voyage to Africa.

In this episode of “African Characters”, she will return to the charming ancient coast and immerse herself in the incomparably rich cultural customs of the Lamu Islands again.There, she will meet a mysterious island doctor whose ancestor is a sailor of Zheng He who traveled through the Lamu Island 600 years ago.