We've been in Rwanda for 6 days now, and I have fallen seriously out of my blogging groove. Overall, I've been okay with that. I am enjoying just being here, getting to be a part of this wonderful little family, and being immersed into the culture. We've had lots of adventures this past week, and … Continue reading There and Back Again… and Again
We arrived in Rwanda late last night (around midnight, local time) after 30 exhausting hours of travel. Following an extended wait at the Kigali International Airport as a result of the passport control computer system going offline, we were finally able to make it through customs and meet up with Fred around 1:00 a.m. A … Continue reading Welcome to Kigali
It’s been a long day of travel so far. Ryan and I woke up early in Edmonton this morning to catch our first flight to Toronto, and sadly, my motion sickness started even before we arrived at the airport! With a brutal bout of nausea in the car, no doubt with some help from my … Continue reading A New Perspective from YYZ
The countdown is on! In one week from today, we are flying out of Edmonton and starting our trek to Kigali, Rwanda! A lot of people have been asking me lately why we are going and what we will be doing while we are there. So here’s the deal! Our main purpose for going is … Continue reading Rwanda in One Week!
Ten days. Yikes! Only ten more days! Ten more days on Canadian soil before Ryan and I hop on an airplane and begin our (roughly) 30-hour journey to Kigali, Rwanda! I can hardly believe how quickly it is coming up… and even more the point, I can hardly believe that I haven’t started packing or … Continue reading 10 Days to go and I’m Ready… Figuratively Speaking!
Oh boy! I feel like celebrating! Ryan and I just booked our flights for an upcoming overseas adventure in April! Naturally, the trip itself gives us plenty of reasons to celebrate. The first portion of our journey will take us to Rwanda, where we will spend around two weeks partnering with some amazing friends of ours … Continue reading Aviation Procrastination (And How I Finally Booked My Flights)