Some of our travel is booked already.  We had our travel call today with the agency so most of that is done.  Since many of you have asked about the details, I am going to share what I know.

We are departing Nashville on Wednesday, March 14 at 7:40am.  Yes, I know.  It's early.  We are flying United to Chicago where we'll have a layover of several hours until our flight leaves for Beijing at 1pm.  Then, for the next 13 hours and 40 minutes, I'll be closing the gap between me and Kylie.

We will land in Beijing Thursday afternoon about 4pm Beijing time, which is about 4am Thursday here in the states.  The plan is to get checked into our hotel in Beijing and then grab some dinner and rest.  The next morning, we can sleep in, get a leisurely breakfast and head out.  We will tour Beijing Friday afternoon and Saturday.  Sunday afternoon we will take a plane to Nanjing in Jiangsu, Kylie's province.  We'll hang out on Sunday and the Monday is GOTCHA DAY! 

I won't bore you with details, but Monday , March 19, they'll place Kylie in my arms!  We'll stay the rest of the week in Jiangsu and will hopefully get to visit the orphanage where she has spent the first year of her life.  Then we'll fly to Guangzhou late that week where the adoption will be finalized on the US side of things.

I'm very glad to see the travel arrangements starting to come together.  We still have a few details to work out, but as of tomorrow, it's just two more weeks until departure!

We are coming baby girl!!!

1 comment:

Renee Elofson said...


I'm getting together information of all the people who will be in China at the same time. Let me know if you'd like to share and I'll send it out once I get all the confirmations.