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Blog - Part 6

DAY 1 ARRIVAL TO PARIS
By: lottadigital
May 19, 2012

DAY 1 ARRIVAL TO PARIS So long flight but good. Joanie took 2 ativan and is still druggy…Found Paul sitting relaxing… still looking for Alex and Julietta….had coffee and small breakfast… 31eu ….so now waiting for the next leg to begin. – LB I’m tired……good flight but long and can’t sleep on the plane…2nd part […]

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FIRST LEG
On: May 18, 2012
By: lottadigital

FIRST LEG Well fun departure, we left Halifax with 8 oversize bags, with up to date meds from Moffatts Pharmacie… Thanks to Sujay and Al and all others…. Poor Pam, couldn’t say a long good bye to Terry….well in TO having a glass of wine, beer, our last great meal in Canada……. So it should […]

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GETTING READY TO GO
On: May 14, 2012
By: lottadigital

Well it has been 8 months since we were in Africa. Since that time we have been working hard, with the help of many people, to get a container ready for our arrival on the 19th of this month. We have 2 electrosurg (electric cutting knife), many many surgical consumables….over 280 boxes of medical supplies…. […]

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MARIE’S RETURN TO ONTARIO
On: Sep 17, 2011
By: lottadigital

The trip home was uneventful but long.  By the time we arrived at home in our respective cities (Halifax and Guelph) and the comfort of our own beds Louis, Judy and I had probably been up for at least 40 hours.  We had worked right until the last minute and in fact, I feel terrible […]

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BACK HOME SEPT. 14TH
On: Sep 14, 2011
By: lottadigital

Well we are back home safe and sound…wow what an experience….looking at the pics and putting everything together it almost feels like a dream..our reality is so different..it’s funny how things work, we live in the reality of what today is.. While we were in Africa we lived in there world there reality and it […]

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Back To Reality
On: Sep 14, 2011
By: lottadigital

Well the day was a day to get back into the reality…it feels like a dream, where we were so far away, in a different world, and now we are back to our live, dealing with all the pressures we had before..but how can we ever forget what we saw… impossible, this experience has changed […]

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MADE IT HOME
On: Sep 14, 2011
By: lottadigital

well after a long plane ride, some food and a difficult sleep due to being tired… finally able to go on the computer and down load some pictures. These are few of some 1,000 of pictures but show what Africa was like Thank you for reading the blog, hope it was helpful, and we look […]

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SEPTEMBER 11 2011 MIX EMOTIONS
On: Sep 11, 2011
By: lottadigital

We had a good day today, travelled to abomey, where the kings live.  It was very interesting.  Kings really ruled the area, they owned 47 hectar of land, many many servants but it was a very barbaric time, decapitating people, burying women alive, and the kings that had more than 4,000 wives… and all of […]

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SEPT. 11’11 ( OUR DAY OUT)
On: Sep 11, 2011
By: lottadigital

Well we where up early this morning for church then off we went to explore the area.. Our first stop was at a school run by nuns. ( sister Clarice and sister Marthe) they are doing a good job expanding the school, they had breakfast ready for us and we had a tour of the […]

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SEPT. 10TH ( SHORT WORK DAY TODAY)
On: Sep 10, 2011
By: lottadigital

Well As Louis says we finished early today. I think the staff needed a break and to be honest so did we… Louis, Marie, Kitie, Rodrigo and I went to visit the village of Logpo, its 7km away from where we are.. Interesting to see the way the people live…There are sooooo soooo many children, […]

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