Thursday, April 24, 2008

Tomorrow we leave!!

We're finally on our way. Enough of this preparing and preparing.
It would like to be able to blog from ET but not sure on this yet.

Let's remember:

"For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all you ways."
Psalm 91:11

Adoption Itinerary

April 26th –May 6th
Saturday, April 26 Arrive at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Flight: LH590
--Obtain Visa in Bole International Airport
-- greeted by driver He will hold an America World sign.
-- will pick-up outside baggage claim.
--Check in at Hilton
--Dinner on your own-see restaurant list and/or Rachel for dining options
Sunday, April 27 Easter
--Relax in hotel or attend church service
--Lunch/Dinner on your own-see restaurant list and/or Rachel for dining options
Monday, April 28 Transitional Home Visit! --Driver will pick-up after breakfast
--Change money
--Trip to supermarket/ Shopping
--Lunch and Family Restaurant (included in travel package)
--Transitional Home visit to meet Children
--Dinner @ Yod Abyssinia for Ethiopian food and cultural dancing, leave at 6:00pm (included in travel package)
Tuesday, April 29 Gotcha Day
--Coffee Ceremony and pick up children at Transition Home
-- Lunch @ Garden Paradise (included in travel package)
--Downtime at the Hilton pool area
--Paperwork meeting at 5:00pm in Hilton lobby (only one parent required)
--Dinner on your own
Wed., April 30 Consulate Appointment
--Morning-on your own at the hotel for breakfast and lunch
--Meet in lobby at 12:15
--1:30: Consulate appointment-bring passports and adoption documents
--Dinner at the Makush Restaurant (included in travel package)
Thursday, May 1 Kids Care Day
--Visit Kids Care Orphanage
--Lunch @ Blue Top’s
--Lion Zoo
--Dinner on your own at the Hilton Hotel
Friday, May 2 Sight Seeing
--Morning downtime at the hotel
--Picnic lunch at Entoto Mountain
--Optional dinner at Island Breeze, meet in lobby at 5:30
Saturday, May 3 Depart from Addis Flight: LH591

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