Friday, August 6, 2010

We are headed to CHINA!!! :)

We now know for sure we are leaving Aug 24th
and flying to Hong Kong to take EK to Disney
and then to Fuzhou for SJ on Aug 29th!!!
God has blessed our family so much
through this amazing journey
and we haven't even gotten to the good part!!! :)

(Photo of Plane we flew on when we went to get EllaKate!)

Our Definite Itinerary!!!

Tuesday 8-24-10: Leave Atlanta and Fly to Hong Kong

Wednesday 8-25-10: Arrive in Hong Kong

Thursday 8-26-10: Hong Kong Disney

Friday 8-27-10: More Sightseeing

Saturday 8-28-10: Arriving in Fuzhou

Sunday 8-29-10: ShayleeJoy Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday 8-30-10: Proceed with adoption registration, Take picture with your child

Tuesday 8-31-10: Waiting for your child’s paperwork, sightseeing

Wednesday 9-1-10: Waiting for your child’s paperwork, sightseeing

Thursday 9-2-10: Waiting for your child’s paperwork, sightseeing

Friday 9-3-10: Fly to Guangzhou, Meet guide from CWTS at Guangzhouairport

Saturday 9-4-10: Medical exam

Sunday 9-5-10: Sightseeing

Monday 9-6-10: Read TB test result, Receive sealed envelope of the exam

Tuesday 9-7-10: Sightseeing

Wednesday 9-8-10: Visa application at the American consulate in the morning

Friday 9-9-10: Swearing ceremony at the consulate

Saturday 9-10-10 In the afternoon, pick up your child's visa

You can leave Guangzhou to Hong Kong via train after 6:15 p.m. or you can leave Guangzhou anytime the next day.

Home on the 10th. :)


  1. So very excited for you. I know you can't wait!!!!


  2. Hip Hip Hooray! Will you send returning flight info? I'd love to be at the airport if I could!

  3. Everyday when I look at your blog it is more exciting than the next!!! Looks like almost all the waiting is finally over.I am so happy for all of you!!

  4. We are a BAAS family and I noticed we will be traveling at the same time! My sister in law, Kerri, just found out that she'll be traveling at the same time as well. Such a HUGE blessing for us. We will have to plan to meet up in Guangzhou. Love your beautiful pictures!!!


  5. Can't believe it! How are you returning on the 10th?

  6. I can't believe the time is HERE!!!! Who would have thought when we were emailing back in January about the "situation" - huh????? AMAZING!!! So happy for you and can't wait to "meet" ShayleeJoy!

  7. Whoo hoo!!! I am SO excited for you!!! Can't wait to follow your journey in China...and back HOME again!!!

  8. Chills... just chills for you. I remember all the feelings waiting for LiLi. Chills and goosebumps.

    Oh- I am VERY jealous about the Disney Hong Kong!!! I love Disney!!!

  9. This is soooooooo exciting!!!!

    Congratulations, and Happy Birthday Shaylee Joy!!!


  10. Very exciting! So I guess you'll be there more than 2 weeks then?