The Heron Hotel
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What an amazing time we had in Africa. We had a great group and fantastic Dragoman leaders. We didn't want to leave. It was rainy season which we were worried about but it didn't rain that much. Only at night sometimes and a couple of days during the day we were very lucky. The first 2 days in Nairobi we relaxed and looked around. It was like a …
So, we've finally managed to reduce all our worldly possessions from an atticful (thanks Mum and Dad!!) down to a back-pack and, having forsaken spaghetti bolognese, all recognisable forms of cheese and The Apprentice on the sofa, we are now officially spending this winter on a camping-adventure-safari in Africa!!
We're having a couple of …
Today was the start of my incredible journey and i woke up in The Heron Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. I was so excited that i felt sick and nervous.
The tour i joined along with another girl Jo, had started on 30th July 2006 from Uganda, so me and Jo were the new girls!
The first person i was to meet was Robert, our truck driver. Robert is Kenyan …
... rides if I teach him English as we go... I said I'll pay the normal rate if he teaches me Kiswahili! A good deal I think. Although I don't want to distract him from his driving... Not on these Kenyan death roads! Thinking about taking a trip to Naivasha in the next few weeks... Any recommendations? Doubt any of you have been! Except Mara if you read this will you let me know?! Tons of love to everyone! Hope you are all well, and good luck to those off to uni this week. ...
... African roads lay in wait for us as we headed south. Most of the roadway is tarmac but there are a good number of construction projects causing small detours running parallel to the highway. These detours stir up quite a bit of dust, so much so that you feel kind of like Linus when the day is done. But this is the way of life in East Africa. Time moves at its own pace.
The border crossing at Namanga was trouble free - there is always ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
Nice bed but too noisy. Nice breakfast.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.