An eventful return.
Chris and I have made it home, and we've had some adventures. First of all, you can pray for the 3 of our 4 bags that didn't make it.
We had an enjoyable hop on Kenya Airways from Kigali to Nairobi. We met up with a Christian couple in the transit lounge, and had a nice stay for our 7 hours in the airport. The adventures started on our hop from Nairobi to London. Lyn & Jesse had really bad seats, given Jesse's lengthy dimensions. Lyn got very sick partway through the flight... no offense Lyn, but you looked like death by the time we hit Heathrow. We've been praying for you. We had to part ways pretty quickly without really a chance to talk, to make it to our Air Canada flight in a different terminal. We booked it and arrived at our gate just in time for the general boarding call (I guess our bags stopped at the duty-free... I hope they got me something good.)
Anyways, onto good-old Air Canada. Ah, Air Canada, how I love to loath thee. The highlight of the flight for me was non-smoker Chris being accused of smoking in the washrooms. He even got a talking to by the captain, and they were going to report him to the authorities. Luckily they turned from their wicked ways... so sadly I had to scrap my media blitz slamming Air Canada for badgering their customers.
(Yes, I'm a tad sassy... me and Air Canada go way back).
The final affair was Chris packing his visa documents in his check-in. Luckily his was the one bag that came through OK, and the customs officer was kind enough to let him retreive it.
The airline has a lock on two of our three missing bags - they should be in this evening. Hopefully the one lost padre will join the other two and come home safe and sound.
One last pic of the dramatic skies above Kigali as we climbed above the countryside:
Hopefully Lyn & Jesse will be able to post when they make it to Redding from San Fran.