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Updated: 03/07/07



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Wednesday, 07 March, 2007

Finally, I have organized the Africa trip. It took a bit of doing, and a couple of hours on the phone with Virgin Atlantic, but we're set! Here's the plan:

Thursday, April 19
Drop off Suki at Kitty Spa (a.k.a., the vet's)

Friday, April 20
3:30 a.m. - Car service pick up to transfer transfer to JFK (*yawn*)
7:30 a.m. - Virgin Atlantic Flight 26 departs JFK
7:10 p.m. - Arrive LHR
Overnight at Hilton London Heathrow Airport

Saturday, April 21
Day trip to Windsor Castle
8:25 p.m. - Virgin Atlantic Flight 601 departs LHR

Sunday, April 22
8:30 a.m. - Arrive JNB (Johannesburg, South Africa)
11:05 a.m. - British Airways Flight 6291 departs JNB
12:40 p.m. - Arrive LVI (Livingstone, Zambia)
Ker & Downey - Ground transfer to Muchenje Safari Lodge, Chobe National Park (Botswana)

Tuesday, April 24
Ker & Downey - Air transfer to Shinde Camp, Okavango Delta (Botswana)

Friday, April 27
Ker & Downey - Air transfer to Selinda Camp, Linyanti Game Reserve, Okavango Delta (Botswana)

Sunday, April 29
Ker & Downey - Air transfer to MUB (Maun, Botswana)
10:00 a.m. - Air Botswana Flight 215 departs MUB
12:00 p.m. - Arrive JNB
2:00 p.m. - British Airways Flight 6419 departs JNB
4:10 p.m. - Arrive CPT (Cape Town, South Africa)
Ground transfer to The Cape Cadogan Hotel, Cape Town

Tuesday, May 1
Ground transfer 1 hours to Birkenhead House, Voelklip (Hermanus), South Africa

Wednesday, May 2
Great White Shark Cage Diving

Friday, May 4
Ground transfer to CPT
3:35 p.m. - Nationwide Flight 723 departs CPT
5:35 p.m. - Arrive JNB
9:00 p.m. - Virgin Flight 602 departs JNB

Saturday, May 5
6:55 a.m. - Arrive LHR
9:30 a.m. - Virgin Flight 3 departs LHR
12:10 p.m. - Arrive JFK
Car service to Philadelphia

Whew! It's a lot packed into two weeks of travel. We're getting excited: Gary has all of his clothes laid out in the study already. I guess I'm excited too - I actually pulled out my old "weighs nothing" duffel bag and ordered a new camera battery. And since we're leaving at 3:30 a.m. I guess I'll have to pack prior to the morning of travel.

[Or stay up all night.]

SAVE YOUR CORKS!!

[Only 4,923 more needed for our Wine Cellar Wall.]

Quote du jour:

"There is always something new out of Africa.

Pliny the Elder (23 - 79) Roman naturalist

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