Lake Simbi Nyaima in Homabay county

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This is the lake that offers a breath taking legendary tale.

The lake is found in homabay and it's of a not as big as a usual lake since it doesn't cover a large geographical area.

It is believed that this lake was no existing one a time and it was a village but was destroyed due to inhabitants' greed .It is said that there once exist a strange woman who was a passerby and was in need of shelter since it was was late that evening (the story is told that she was traveling).When she arrived in that village (the present lake simbi nyaima) the elder and the the people from the village never welcomed her in .

The woman after denied the chance to shelter ,she left into the neighbouring village where she was welcomed . After getting warm welcome,she curse the previous village (current lake simbi nyaima) and the village sunk and changed into water that's the current lake simbi nyaima.

The lake lake simbi nyaima water can be smelled 20km away with unknown colour since it doesn't have a specific colour. It is also place of flamingos hence good site for the tourist and historical site.

Cited from tales from my grandmother Masliana Abongo.

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