Thursday, September 4, 2008

Our trip to China

Looks like we are in for a fun trip. Take a look at the itinerary lined out by Great Wall China Adoption:
Oct. 2 - Fly from Wichita at 9 a.m. We make connecting flights in Detroit and Tokyo before arriving in Beijing at 9:35 p.m. on Oct. 3. Wow, now that is some day!
Oct. 3 - Arrive in Beijing at 9:35 p.m.
Oct. 4 - Tour Great Wall, Forbidden City and Tian An Men Square.
Oct. 5 - Leave Beijing for Xi'an, arriving in Xi'an at 9:20 a.m. Gotcha Day is at 3 p.m.
Oct. 6 - Paperwork.
Oct. 7 - Shopping for child.
Oct. 8 - Go see the Terracotta Warriors.
Oct. 9 - Sightseeing at Big Wild Goose Pagoda.
Oct. 10 - Pick up Jacob's passport.
Oct. 11 - Fly to Guangzhou.
Oct. 12 - Sightseeing to Chen Family's Temple.
Oct. 13 - Medical checkup and Jacob's visa picture.
Oct. 14 - Consulate appointment.
Oct. 15 - Get visa.
Oct. 16 - Heading home! Leave Guangzhou at 8:20 a.m.; arrive in Wichita (with stops in Tokyo and Minneapolis) at 3:55 p.m.

We are going to try to visit Jacob's orphanage, but we aren't sure that will happen. Families that have traveled recently have said they were not able to visit the orphanage. We will try anyway.


Tracy said...

You are going to have an amazing trip (of course! Since you will be getting your boy!) How cool that you will see the Terra Cotta Warriors. Can you believe it is finally almost here?

Journey To Eden said...

Wow! What a dream come true!

Do you plan on blogging while in China?

Kevin and Violet said...

Yes we will blog in China.

Baby J's Mama said...

WOW, what an itinerary! Oct 4th looks like a doozy - any time in there for a nap and a foot massage before gotcha??

Can't wait for y'all to get there though to see all of this in person and finally scoop up your little one in your arms.

I'll be watching and sending good wishes...
Baby J's tired and happy mama. :)