Get some of the best treasures of Lamu at the local shop & galleries. Local creatives join hands with craftsmen and create some beautiful ‘take-me-homes;’ down Lamu’s bustling main street. In Shela’s quiet lanes local shops and up-market boutiques sell a wide range of clothing, jewelry and handicrafts and clever tailors will copy or make clothes for you from new from colorful local fabrics. Get some useful maps at the shop at Peponi Hotel to help you navigate the local shops and galleries in the village. Live exhibitions are also common as many artists pass through Lamu and Shela and exhibit their work in local studios.