Thursday, September 19, 2013
18 Unique Hotels From Around the World
Giraffe Manor, Kenya
The Giraffe Manor, built in 1932 by Sir David Duncan, is surrounded by 140 acres (57ha) of its own park and forest thirty minutes from the centre of Nairobi, Kenya's capital city, with superb views of the Ngong Hills. In 1974 Jock Leslie-Melville, grandson of a Scots earl, and his American wife Betty, who also founded the African Fund for Endangered Wildlife (AFEW), bought the Manor.
They then moved two highly endangered baby Rothschild giraffe to the estate, where they thrived and have produced several further generations of giraffe. (...)
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