8-5: Leave Kansas City at 6:10am. Arrive in Newark and then on to Beijing
8-6: Arrive in Beijing, relax for the afternoon, go to dinner and a Chinese acrobat show that evening
8-7: Check out the great wall and do a Hutong tour
8-8: Tour Beijing at warp speed trying to see Tiananmen square, Forbidden city, the summer palace, and the temple of heaven, then fly to Lanzhou from Beijing
8-9: MEET MAX!!!!!
8-10: Proceed with adoption registration, notary and applying for Max's passport
8-11: Visiting the Provincial Museum, shopping
8-12: Touring Yu Quan Mountain (Jade Spring Mountain) and Yellow River Bridge
8-13: Touring Bai Ta Shan (White Tower Mountain)
8-14: Touring Shui Che Garden, receiving your son's passport, fly from Lanzhou to Guangzhou
8-15: Physical exam, including the TB test, photo taking
8-16: Touring Yun Tai Garden
8-17: Picking up the physical exam result
8-18: Touring Liu Rong Temple
8-19: Applying for visa, touring Liu Hua Hu Lake Park
8-20: Ceremony at the American consulate and picking up Max's visa in the afternoon
8-21: Free activities
8-22: Fly from Guangzhou to Beijing to Newark to KC
I still can't believe it will really happen.
I started packing Max's clothes today. He'll be wearing them in 10 days. Unreal.