Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Travel Itinerary

Friday June 8
, 10:08 AM Depart Huntsville on Northwest Flight 3722 to Detroit

Route: Huntsville - Detroit - Tokyo - Beijing

Saturday June 9, 9:20 PM Arrive Beijing

Sunday June 10 - Tour Tian An Men Square and the Forbidden City in the morning, tour the Temple of Heaven in the afternoon.

Monday June 11 - Tour the Great Wall of China in the morning and tour old Beijing by Rickshaw in the afternoon. Chinese Acrobats show in the evening.

Tuesday June 12 - Tour the Summer Palace in the morning. Flight departs for Chongqing at 4:25 pm arriving in Chongqing at 6:50 pm.

Wednesday June 13 thru Saturday June 16 - Yangtze River tour including 3 Gorges Dam

Saturday June 16 - Arrive Wuhan 12 noon

Sunday June 17 - Tour Wuhan

Monday June 18 - Meet James Paul William Ogle for the first time. (He will be with us from this point on.)

Tuesday June 19 thru Thursday June 21 - Paperwork to complete the adoption and sightseeing in Wuhan.

Friday June 22 - Finalize adoption in the morning then fly to Guangzhou arriving at 6:55 pm

Saturday June 23 - Paul William's U.S. passport photo will be made

Sunday June 24 - Tour Guangzhou

Monday June 25 - Passport application and US Citizenship paperwork turned in to the US Consulate Guangzhou

Tuesday June 26 - Final trip to US Consulate for the oath and to pick up Paul William's US Passport

Wednesday June 27 - Depart Guangzhou at 8:20 am

Route: Guangzhou - Tokyo - Detroit - Huntsville

Wednesday June 27 - Arrive in Huntsville at 4:32 pm (local time) on Northwest flight #2946

The End! Is it really, or is this the beginning?

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Website problem

Note: Our website is down right now. We are trying to correct the problem.

All news of our trip will be posted on this blog.

Travel plans are confirmed

We recieved a call from the agency this morning confirming our appointment at the U.S. Consulate in Guangzhou for June 25 at 9:00 am. We will be flying home on June 27, arriving in Huntsville at 4:32 pm on Northwest flight 2946.

We leave for China on June 8 at 10:00 am.

Travel plans are complete.

Monday, May 21, 2007

Plans are coming together

Our agency told us today that they recieved our Travel Invitation. We should have a firm date for our appointment at the US Consulate in Guangzhou within 48 hours.

We purchased plane tickets to travel to China on June 8 and return on June 27.

We should meet Paul William for the first time on June 17, Father's Day!

Friday, May 18, 2007

Tentative Travel Plans

We had a telephone meeting with our adoption agency this morning and found out tentative travel dates.

We hope to depart Huntsville on June 8 and arrive in Beijing on June 9. We arrive home with Paul William on or about June 27.

We will post more detailed information as soon as we have it.