||Our flight was
supposed to leave at 6 AM. However our (Continental) flight was
canceled. We were all there waiting at 4:30 AM when we found out our
replacement flight was a "GO" we only 15 minutes before
scheduled departure. This was our first adventure. The airline
wheels out a cart for our checked luggage and we gather all of our carry-ons
and run out of the terminal over to the next terminal to check in with
Delta. At the terminal, our checked luggage cart would not fit into
the elevator. We were scrambling! People half way up the
escalator (myself included) started running back down the stairs to pick
up our luggage...but someone had the idea for the luggage to walk themselves
up the escalator! What a great idea! The plane was delayed for us
and we made it.
said to Abram, "Leave your country, your people and your father's
household and go into the land I will show you..."
|Yeah! We're on
In Miami, we're checking in to get
seating and to verify our passport and yellow fever papers. There's
a snag in our plans. 1) They (BWIA) are trying to give our seats
away. But Kelly is fierce. "It's all of us or none of
us!" she says. BWIA stopped giving out the stand-bys and let
our team proceed. Go Girl! 2) Missy realizes she has packed
the wrong yellow fever papers. She brought the brown receipt, and
found out in Miami it should have been the yellow certificate with the
end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than
and Brett (her safety buddy) are staying behind to catch the next plane
once BWIA has received verification from the Guyanese government that she
will be allowed into the country. Thank you God for our safety
Missy is really upset and
understandably...It's very upsetting to be separated from the group.
But one quirky note: The hotdog cafe next to Gate F10 serves the
best hot dogs! Everyone agrees. There is one question
though:...Are the hot dogs really that good or were we all that hungry?
We pray that Missy &
Brett make their way safely to Guyana.
|Everywhere He reigns, and there He
|there is His city; there is His high
|Oh, happy the one He makes His
|We arrived at Guyana
safely. One thing to remember is TO NOT TAKE PICTURES IN CUSTOMS.
We did, but it is not allowed. Bill, Kurt, and Waveney met us at the
airport and walked us through customs. Nothing too exciting.
We met our drivers Christopher & Joel.
One thing that was
different then I'm used to...for departure we exited the back of the
We walked off the back and into/across the landing strip into
the customs area.