The journey and arrival!

A long 9 1/2 hour flight from Amsterdam got us to our final destination – Lusaka, Zambia. We landed around 10pm Lusaka time (6 hours ahead of WL) and spent about 1 hour in line to get our visas, wondering all the time whether someone would be there to meet us. We had no phone numbers except for Alfred, who we knew was not in town. Well – we need not have worried at all! There to meet us when we came out was Alfred’s wife Sheeba. She drove us to our hotel – the Palmwood Lodge which we reached around midnight! The reception desk lady had almost retired for the night, but let us in our room which looked clean and comfortable. BUT, there was no water in the room 😦 So we were moved to another room with hot water and spent a comfortable night.

Landing in Lusaka:

The hotel room:

A lamp with no outlet! (in the hotel room):

Some previous pictures:

The coach from WL to Chicago

Waiting in Chicago

Amsterdam airport: unusual displays of old luggage


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Barbara Solomon
    Jun 06, 2012 @ 15:06:52

    So glad to read your first post after arrival!! Safe journeys!!


  2. Kathy Sible
    Jun 07, 2012 @ 22:59:16

    We love reading your posts! They are so interesting and we feel like we are traveling with you. Sounds very busy with lots to learn and see and do. We are really enjoying the photos : ) Sounds like the start to a great partnership.


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