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On Christmas Eve, December 24, 2016, volunteer and intern Nathaniel Lewis and RainShine Co-Founder Rob Freedman left the San Francisco Bay Area for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We took a circuitous route of SFO -> LAX -> AMS -> KGL -> EBB…that’s right, 4 flights and 28 hours of travel.
Upon arrival at Entebbe Airport, we found out our luggage had not made it onto our connecting flight which was not altogether unexpected given the short 45 min layover in Amsterdam. Nonetheless, it was unpleasant and required sleep-deprived travelers to do paperwork.
Within a couple of hours, we were off with Apollo Kaagwa, a RainShine advisor, and his friend to our lodging, Green Valley Hotel.
… (more details, pictures and video coming soon)