31
Jul
11

Coming to America*


The Route (the actual route has a few layovers, but you get the idea)

I’m hoping on a plane tomorrow and coming back to the states for a three-week whirlwind tour! Though initially against my travel philosophy (I’m in Africa, I should see Africa), I couldn’t pass up the the trifecta of two weddings and a pregnant sister with identical twin girls. And while it won’t be the most relaxing trip (Paris, 2 days -> Boston, 3 days -> DC, 3 days -> Seattle, 3 days -> San Francisco, 10 days), I am excited to see everyone back at home, plus a few sites on the way. I’m curious to see how this “reverse culture shock” thing will be.
While packing I realized that I don’t really have good clothes for America, so apologies in advance to those I will see (yes I’ll have a suit for the weddings, don’t worry brides). I don’t plan on blogging while I’m away, but I’ve set up an impressive number of automated posts to keep you all entertained, plus my colleague has even promised a guest post (in English no less).
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* This great 80’s film starring Eddy Murphy is quite popular here in Burkina (Un prince à New York).
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3 Responses to “Coming to America*”


  1. July 31, 2011 at 16:33

    Wow sounds really interesting. A whirlwind for sure. Though it’ll be busy I’m sure you’ll have some fun!
    Bon Voyage.

  2. 2 Kareen Poku
    July 31, 2011 at 16:33

    All the best Jetsette!!.Safe travels!!

  3. July 31, 2011 at 22:14

    Thanks guys – really excited for the trip. Plans are falling in to place as we speak (meeting up with friends in paris, red sox game, etc). Will be fun!


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