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Then and Now: Nairobis Norfolk Hotel Jan Hemsing

Then and Now: Nairobis Norfolk Hotel

Jan Hemsing

Published 1975
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Paperback
134 pages
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Jan Hemsing tells the story of Kenyas famous Norfolk Hotel, the first hotel built in Nairobi in 1904. It was the staging point for big-game hunters, adventurers, soldiers, missionaries, aristocrats, writers, artists, kings and queens, businessmen,MoreJan Hemsing tells the story of Kenyas famous Norfolk Hotel, the first hotel built in Nairobi in 1904. It was the staging point for big-game hunters, adventurers, soldiers, missionaries, aristocrats, writers, artists, kings and queens, businessmen, financiers, and all varieties of characters, who always considered the Norfolk affectionately as their home from home.The book was first published in 1975 and released thereafter in several different impressions. The third edition combines a work of two parts into a single book of 134 pages. It is rare and difficult to obtain but is the essential starting point for anyone interested in the history of the Norfolk Hotel, written skillfully by a writer with considerable experience of Kenya and its history.