Thursday, January 7, 2010

Our China Itinerary

January 14     Arrive in Beijing. Stay at Chang'an Grand Hotel.

January 15      Acrobatic show in the afternoon.

January 16     Visit Great Wall and Cloisonne Factory.

January 17     Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City,
                            and Hutong Tour. Evening flight to Shanghai.
                            Stay at New World Mayfair Hotel.

January 18      Go to Shanghai and pick up Michaela!

January 19      Register adoption and notarization.

January 20       Visit Pudong Riverview Blvd., Oriental Pear 
                              Tower, and Huangpu River Cruise.

January 21       Visit Old Shanghai.

January 22       Visit Shanghai Zoo. Receive Michaela's  
                              passport in the afternoon. Fly to Guangzhou.
                              Check into the White Swan Hotel.

January 23        Medical exam for Michaela in the morning.

January 24        Meeting to prepare the consulate documents
                               at 10:00 AM

January 25        Visa appointment

January 26        2:15 p.m. Go to take the oath.

January 27        2:15 p.m. Go to the consulate to pick up visa.

January 28        Flight @7:55a.m. to Shanghai. Connecting to USA


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  2. Hi George and Candace. I am Sivje from the Bethany board. I look forward to following your journey to Michaela. She is beautiful!

  3. Congratulations! We are Tom and Stephanie's friends with 2 dtrs from China. Enjoy your trip, hope you are going to be blogging during your stay in China. If you have questions, we'd be happy to answer if we can, just ask Stephanie for our number. You can check out our blog (haven't updated it recently)
    Julie and Kirk

  4. Today begins your travel to China. We are so excited for you and are happy to be a small part of it! Have a great time in China!!

  5. We are praying for you and your travels to pick up our neice Michaela. I tried to called this afternoon, and we assume you are enroute to catch your flight to China. The Lord will guide and protect you, as we have prayed for your safe return and praying for you daily! love ya, Bro Mike

  6. God be with you and praying for a safe and joyful journey!!!


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