I had a fairly smooth 4 hour flight from Joburg to Nairobi, but it took me over an hour to get through immigration. I thought the point of getting a visa early is so you do not have to wait in line with everyone getting a visa but the people in charge told everyone it didn’t matter what line you were in even though there were signs for Kenyan residents, east African, visa, & other.
When I finally made it to baggage claim my backpack was just lying on the floor in front of the carasel.
All day I was nervous that village volunteers would forget to come pick me up because my information and itinerary had been sent months ago, but James was there to get me when I walked out of customes. It is very overwhelming when you step out of the sliding glass doors because there are tons of people with signs and you really have to stop and scan them as they all glare at you.
It was a short drive to Wendys house where I had dinner and was shown my room for the night.
Wendy is very nice and an Apple fan. She really enjoyed playing with the iPad.
I wasnt able to get a SIM tonight when I arrived so it might be a few days before I get one.
Leaving for my first village tomorrow with 4 other volunteers from Slovenia.
Sorry I wish I could write more but I am very tired. I just wanted to post so everyone knew I had made it safely.