Kinshasa bound!

Passport - check.

Yellow fever vaccination certificate - check.

Visa - check.

Invitation letter from the orchestra that was notarized and stamped at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in DRC (Cannot get into the country without an official invitation letter from DRC) - check.

Unripped dollars (They don't accept any singles, or any other bills if there is even the tiniest rip) - check.

Teaching materials - check. 

New Clarinet & Viola - check. 

Reeds and accessories for musicians - check. 

 

and as always.. 

 

Way too many clothes - check. 

 

Let the journey begin!

 

Internet is hard to come by. Will report after I get back on July 6th!

 

- Kaori

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