Friday, July 31, 2009

Our Itinerary

August 6th ... Arrive in Beijing
August 7th ... Acrobatic show
August 8th ... Visit Great Wall and the Cloisonne Factory
August 9th ... Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and Hutong Tour
August 10th ... Fly to Chengdu ... GET ISABELLA!!!
August 11th ... Free day
August 12th ... Adoption registration and notarization
August 13th ... Visit Giant Panda Reservation Center
August 14th ... Fly to Guangzhou
August 15th ... Medical exam for Isabella. Prepare consulate documents
August 16th ... Visit Guangzhou Folk Art Museum
August 17th ... Go back to medical clinic to check TB skin test results
August 18th ... Visa appointment
August 19th ... Go to consulate to take oath
August 20th ... Fly to Shanghai
August 21st ... COME HOME (Delta/Northwest ... arrive in Cincinnati 4:19 p.m.)

We are almost there! We ask for prayers for safe travels, for Bella's transition and bonding, for our boys while we are gone and for us being away from our boys and finally meeting our daughter!


  1. We will just miss each other! We get to Guangzhou the 21st. Enjoy your time there, and I can't wait to catch up when we return!

  2. Jeff and Nancy ChipmanAugust 5, 2009 at 4:06 PM

    We're praying for safe travel and wonderful meeting for you and Bella. We will see you as soon as the three of you return home!
    Love yas, Jeff and Nance

  3. This Blog stuff is great! We feel your excitement and are so grateful we can share in the happiness of meeting your new daughter.
    All going well here!

    We LOVE and MISS you!