We're almost ready to go, just finalizing last-minute details and paperwork. I'm nervous, but mostly about the northeast being affected by the snowstorm because we connect through Newark. Cross your fingers for us that the weather stays clear Tuesday and Wednesday!
Here's our in-China itinerary:
3/4 Leave U.S. for Beijing.
3/5 Arrive in Beijing.
Go to the Qianmen Jianguo Hotel.
3/6- Tour Beijing.
3/8 Depart Beijing for Zhengzhou on China Southern flight CZ 3180 (11:40-13:00). Go to the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
3/9 (Monday) Receive Julia this morning!
3/10 Complete the Adoption Registration in the morning (adoption finalized!).
3/11 Free time or rest. Optional tour to the provincial museum.
3/12 Free time or rest. Possibly visit child’s orphanage.
3/13 Free time or rest. Receive child’s passport in the afternoon.
3/14 Leave Zhengzhou for Guangzhou on China Southern flight CZ3971 (10:50-12:55).
Go to the White Swan Hotel.
3/15 Sunday. Free time. Rest, tour, shop.
3/16 Have Julia's visa photo and physical completed today.
3/17 Today is the appointment at the U.S. Consulate.
3/18 Go to the U.S. Consulate to take the oath in the afternoon.
3/19 Leave Guangzhou for Beijing, on Air China flight CA 1330 @ 09:25.
We're in for a busy couple of weeks. I can't wait!!