Systems on the market: Sex Tourism in Malindi

January 25, 2019

Last week, a lady whom looked like she was in her belated teens endured close to me personally at the newly-opened Ocean supermarket in Malindi. She had been using an extended, rather unruly weave, tight shorts and had been chewing on a lollipop. I assumed she was there with her parents on a back-to-school expedition because she didn’t appear to be shopping. It was until we saw the guy she ended up being with – a European whom appeared as if he had been in their belated 50s or early 60s. The lady coyly pleaded with him buying her another lollipop, and then he grunted a yes and walked away, together with her tagging along, like a kid after her daddy. Far away and circumstances, I might have determined that the young girl had been the man’s used daughter, but there clearly was a Lolita-like flirtatiousness between her and the man suggested that their relationship was transactional about her, and the body language. Continue reading