Visas, CPR and Guns

July 7, 2009

There have been a number of trip preparations going on as we now enter t-minus 30 days until we leave – however most of them have not been particularly photogenic, so our updates have been minimal, but the header basically says it all. We have mailed our passports off (always frightening) to get our first […]

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Pills, Pills, Pills

March 11, 2009

Back to Kaiser today to pick up our stockpile of pills. We walked out of the pharmacy with: Malarone (Malaria): We’ll take one tablet the day before going into Malaria-risk areas, one tablet every day we’re there, and continue taking tablets for 7 days after we leave. Typhoid EC Capsules (Typhoid Vaccine): Our Typhoid vaccine […]

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We’ve Been Shot

March 10, 2009

This afternoon we went to our appointment at the Kaiser Adult Injections department to get our first round of vaccinations. Before making the appointment, I did a bunch of research at the Center for Disease Control website ( which was very helpful and suggested the following vaccinations for where we were going: Hepatitis A Hepatitis […]

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