Saturday, November 16, 2013

Travel Approval!!

We received our last approval needed so we are now booking our travel, yea!

Here is a brief overview of our crazy itinerary.  I feel like every trip I have ever taken has been leading up to planning this one.

China here we come!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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12/5 - Leave Detroit
12/6 - Arrive in Shanghai
12/7 - Take train from Shanghai to Nanchang, Jiangxi (Train)
12/8 - Gotcha Day for Lingao at hotel in Nanchang
12/9 - Civil Affairs appointment in Nanchang
12/10 - Visit orphanage in Fuzhou
12/11 - Free Day - finding spot in Fuzhou
12/12 - Free Day - visit foster village
12/13 - Travel to Guangzhou, China (Flight)
12/14 - Medical appointment on Shaiman Island in Guangzhou
12/15 - Free Day (church on Shaiman Island)
12/16 - Consulate Appointment in Guangzhou / Fly to Beijing (evening)
12/17 - Meet up with our guide in Beijing
12/18 - Fly to Kunming
12/19 - 12/23- Visit Kunming orphanage, Foster Villages, and Birth Parent Search
12/23 (evening) - Fly to Beijing
12/24 - Fly home from Beijing

And for the AP's our there - yes we are birth parent searching for our first child on our second child's adoption trip. Call us cheap but we want to capitalize on our time there!!

4 comments:

Martha Bonneau said...

Congrats on your TA, I can't wait to follow along again!

Amanda Griswold said...

I am so excited for you!!!

Jan en Terry said...

So exciting! Looking forward to following your journey to Lingao (and learning from your BPS in Kunming). Good luck !

Pam said...

So exciting! Can't wait to see Lingao in your arms! Good luck!