The Story of Gracie

We are in the process of adopting a daughter from China! Our LID [Log In Date] for our paperwork in China is Sept. 12, 2005.

Thursday, February 15, 2007

Our Travel Itinerary!

We leave Lafayette on February 27th, fly to Houston, then Newark. Since we arrive in Newark around 3:00 pm, we are going to go in to NYC for the evening! Leave Newark around noon on Feb. 28th, arrive in Beijing 3:00 p.m. the next afternoon.
Stay at the Poly Plaza Hotel until March 4th. [top photo]
March 4th: Fly to Chongqing, Gracie's municipality, stay at the Holiday Inn Yangtze Chongqing Hotel. [right photo].
March 5th: Gotcha Day! We will be parents again! Jenn's an older sister! Gracie's a little sis!
March 9th: Get Gracie's passport; fly to Guangzhou in the evening. Now staying at the White Swan Hotel. [bottom photo]
March 10th: Gracie's visa photo/medical exam.
March 12th: Go to American Consulate for interview/visa
March 14th: Return to home sweet home! [also known as the "36 hour day going home!"]
We will fill in with daily itineraries as we take pictures and post while there.


Blogger Jeff and Valerie said...

How neat to see an itinerary. I look forward to following along!

6:55 AM  
Blogger Nana said...

Wow, 24 more days and Gracie will be home. I can hardly wait.

11:10 PM  
Blogger Brown Blog said...

I'm anxious to follow your journey to Gracie. My daughter (Jiang Ai Nian) is also at Dianjiang. We are waiting on TA now. I look forward to seeing Gracie with her new family. Congratulations!

Deanna Brown
mother of Jiang Ai Nian

10:10 AM  
Blogger John Paul, Andrea ,Ben and Alyana said...

Good Luck on your trip !
We just got back and it was an awesome trip. Our daughter is doing very well and we can't imagine life without her.
Take Care,

5:08 PM  
Blogger AnneMarie said...

We are all abuzz at the AAA mediations in New Orleans,Mike!!! Nelsie came in with 'Arthur' and while we all took turns holding him ( including all the GUYS!!) we talked about you and your journey to Grace-land. ( A little Elvis humor there) Cannot wait to meet Miss Gracie in person. Blessings and Godspeed.
Anne Marie (Vandenweghe) Boudreaux

12:44 PM  
Blogger jenn said...

Im getting really anxious! I hope yall have fun and give Gracie i big hug for me :] I miss yall a whole lot and i caint wait to be a big sister!

5:51 PM  

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