The Heron Portico

Milimani Road, Opp. CID Headquarters, Nairobi, 00100, Kenya | 3 star hotel
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Fresh Air

A travel blog entry by postmah on Jul 31, 2014

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... 20 minutes during awake time for 7 days straight to ensure a pregnancy. The cub death rate is actually pretty high. Sure enough, about 15 minutes later the female got up and gave a little rear end swagger. They laid down face to face for a little "four play." He did a little growl and there they go again - only 4-5 seconds. So much for "King of the Jungle."I don't think we'll have much explaining to do for the kids in the future. Another ...


A travel blog entry by gsdraper on Jun 21, 2014

2 comments, 28 photos

What an amazing day! Started with Breakfast at the buffet. Our driver Sammy picked us up still 10:00 and drive us to the elephant orphange. Get a little bit outside the business district and Nairobi changes into something unlike anything in the US. Traffic is chaotic, lanes are inspirational only. Pedestrians step into the street seemingly at random. Pedestrians aren't the only hazards--watch out for the herd of cattle grazing ...

Final Stretch...

A travel blog entry by masonken on May 12, 2014

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... a confidence building activity that I suggested we do. I used it in my girls group when I worked for the mediation center. It is called "Got your back". First, each student taped a piece of paper onto his or her backs. Every student then took a crayon and wrote one nice thing about one another on the papers. Mary, Tempest, Erik and I had a paper on our back, as did the AHS students. They were laughing and loved it.

After we were finished, we had ...

Tie Rods and Tooth Brushes

A travel blog entry by drbrew-gvsu on May 05, 2014

1 comment

... here. As a matter of fact, just last week they signed a bill to legalize it. So Joe... he decided to tell us about this THREE wives tonight. He stays with a different one each night, has children with 2 of the 3 of them, and they all live near one another and know about each other too. In the comedy of this conversation, Joe asked if I'd like to be his fourth. Ummm... no thank you Joe.

Heading to bed now, another eventful day is behind us.


Last call and baboon attack victims.

A travel blog entry by anniexf on Apr 28, 2014

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... KRNA (Kenyan registered nurse anesthetist) is present in case I have trouble. I don’t remember the last time I did an intubation, but this is calm and controlled; should be fine. I forgot that I work best under pressure. I was unable to see the vocal cords completely due to secretions and ended up intubating his esophagus. I was going to try again, but we had difficulty getting his oxygen back up with the bag-valve mask; he had a ...

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This 3 star hotel, located in the Kileleshwa area of Nairobi, is near Railway Museum, Nairobi Education Centre - Animal Orphanage, Snake Park, and Nairobi Arboretum.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Heron Portico Nairobi

    Reviewed by susanlbeckett

    Heron Hotel

    Reviewed Aug 25, 2011
    by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

    Nice bed but too noisy. Nice breakfast.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Heron Portico Nairobi

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent