Hello Addis Ababa

30 05 2011

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YAY flight!! T minus 8 minutes.





Leaving on a Jet Plane

29 05 2011

So… in about 4 1/2 hours I’ll be leaving on a jet plane for Tanzania. I figured I’d make this now because I’m guessing internet access in Africa is a little spotty. So for those who care (no one?) I’m putting my itinerary up, mainly because I don’t have anything else to write yet. The total trip (flights + layovers) is a whopping 34 hours. This I am not pleased about. However, fun times with Michelle in DC for half a day! WOO.

Also, as I’m writing this, Africa VIP by Caspa & Rusko is on in the background. Thought it was fitting…

Sunday, May 29, 2011
United Airlines # 514

Chicago O’Hare International (ORD) to Washington Dulles Intl (IAD)
Departure (ORD): May 29, 9:32 PM CDT (evening)
Arrival (IAD): May 30, 12:08 AM EDT (morning)

Monday, May 30, 2011
Ethiopian Airlines # 501

Washington Dulles Intl (IAD) to Addis Ababa Bole (ADD)
Departure (IAD): May 30, 12:00 PM EDT (noon)
Arrival (ADD): May 31, 7:45 AM EAT (morning)

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Ethiopian Airlines # 813

Addis Ababa Bole (ADD) to Mombasa Moi International (MBA)
Departure (ADD): May 31, 11:00 AM EAT (morning)
Arrival (MBA): May 31, 1:25 PM EAT (afternoon)

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Ethiopian Airlines # 813

Mombasa Moi International (MBA) to Kilimanjaro (JRO)
Departure (MBA): May 31, 2:25 PM EAT (afternoon)
Arrival (JRO): May 31, 3:25 PM EAT (afternoon)

This flight arrives two days later.

Blah.