>WE MADE IT!

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After 24 hours of airline travel with another five hours on a bus, we made it to the Masindi Hotel.  Highlights of the trip include the best airline food Mandie and I both have ever had (we recommend Ethiopian Air).  Not only that, but it was a very social airline and we made friends with everyone around us.  The man and his son sitting behind us were flying to Uganda first for a building trip.  After the trip they are flying back to Ethiopia to pick up an eleven year old son they are adopting.  The two women sitting in front of us were going to Ethiopia for a medical mission trip similar to ours.  One of the women is a long time Registered Nurse and Lactation Consultant.  We swapped stories and contact information, Ibuprofen and homeopathic remedies for immune health and detox.  
Tomorrow we will visit the orphanage and conduct well child check-ups for about 100 children and then visit the Masindi Hospital to get an idea of the only healthcare available here.
It’s 8:30 in the evening now and we’ve just finished dinner.  We’ll update more later, but the room hasn’t stopped moving around us and neither of us have any brain power (in which case disregard all typos and sentences that don’t make sense).
We have a professional photographer with us on this trip and he’s been taking both photos and video.  Since we won’t be posting every day, visit the PMI blog to see pictures and updates posted daily: www.palmettomedical.org

2 responses to “>WE MADE IT!

  1. >Praying for you both…I've passed your blog on to a few friends and family so they can be praying for you. I'm so psyched to see how things go for you….I might have to come visit once you get settled there for good :)Love you both! Be safe and have fun!

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