Coming in to land looking out the window I quickly remember that the rainy season is just finishing as I see miles upon miles of lush green forest and what looks like farm land. I didn't expect it to look so green.
As I stepped out of the plane it was slightly raining but really warm. The humidity was quite high but the biggest thing that struck me was the feel. I don't really know how to explain it. This place has a smell of Africa. Its a different smell, but nice. It feels so different to what I am used to. First impressions are good.
|This is Bills first trip to Africa, He looked concerned.|
|Waiting for bags. My bag was the last bag off the plane. I did get a little worried.|
Customs and immigration was smooth sailing, with another country stamp in my passport. I was expecting to go into baggage claim and be mobbed by a thousand porters all wanting your tips! Like Freetown, Sierra Leone. It was actually way different, very orderly, and a gentle looking fella approached me saying "I'm looking for Cerullo", I said "that's me and them". Watson was his name. He works at the airport and is part of the church team organising the event.
|Bill again. Leaving the airport.|
|How many guys does it take to load a van? Depends how much you are paying!|
|Roberts International Airport.|
So it was dark when we arrived at the hotel but I can hear the ocean. Sweet. Can't wait for the morning. I am hopefully going to try and meet up with Keith, a friend I met online who is an American dentist that works here and does amazing things. He loves the lord too. Check out www.trinitydental.org to see his work.