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[15 Jun 2008 | One Comment | ]
Drainage Pipe Hotel – Strange Open Sewer Experience

You might have heard about the strange Giraffe and Manor hotel in Kenya before on this blog. Now there is one more to add to the list.
Artist Andreas Strauss designed Das Park Hotel to be an elegant exercise in simplicity and recycling. His work consists of three unadorned, 10-ton segments of drainage pipe, each 6.5 feet in diameter and barely long enough to accommodate a double bed.

Strauss punched the pipes with skylights, added doors with electronic locks, and then laid the trio artfully in the grass by the Danube River, …

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[22 Mar 2008 | 4 Comments | ]
Visit this Strange and Weird hotel – Giraffe Manor in Langata, Kenya

How about taking a breakfast in the sunroom at Giraffe Manor in Langata, Kenya with roaming giraffes around and poking their heads into any open window or doorway and lick guests with their sticky, prehensile tongues.
The five-room property is arranged so that roaming giraffes can visit you anytime and anywhere. They pop up everywhere, at the breakfast table, in the lobby, and through curtains of the five guest rooms.

Regrettably, the U.S. government had issued a travel warning for Kenya. For the latest info, visit the State Department …