A Month In Kenya: Getting There (By Way Of Amsterdam)

This post is probably TMI for most people as it focuses on our flights with KLM and my love of all things Dutch. If you're itching to get straight to Kenya, skip ahead to the next posts!  

I generally look forward to flying because usually I get to read something, enjoy a Starbucks, and do some fantastic people-watching. Then again, I often fly sans kids and on flights lasting only two or three hours. This trip to Kenya would include a seven-year-old, a nine-year-old, and a husband, and would last more than 24 hours. So let's just say that I wasn't anticipating the actual "travel" portion of our trip as much as I typically would. 

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A Month In Kenya: Getting There (Our Trip in Numbers)

Departure from house in Sun Prairie, WI   11:00 a.m. (only 30 mins later than planned!) 
Arrival at Chicago O'Hare  1:15ish p.m. 
Arrival at gate after massive security line   2:20 p.m. 
ORD to AMS   Boarded 3:15 p.m. / Departed 4:00 p.m. Monday / Arrived 6:22 a.m. Tuesday / Total flight time: 7h 22m
Amount of sleep ORD - AMS    75m (Harry), 30m (Ezra), 1/3 of a Friends episode (Sara), BIG FAT ZERO (Nehemiah)

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