May 11: Depart at 6:00 AM from Columbia for Washington, D.C. Depart for Beijing at 12:23PM
May 12: Arrive in Beijing at 1:55PM (this will be 1:55 AM back at home)
May 13: Sightseeing at the Forbidden City and the Great Wall of China (Happy Mother's Day)
May 14: Fly to Changsha, Hunan at 11:10 AM and arrive at 1:35 PM. We will meet Lilly in the afternoon- exact time unknown. (We will meet Lilly while you are sleeping so please pray before you go to sleep)
May 15- May 19: Some paperwork and appointments concerning the adoption and lots of bonding time with Lilly. Sightseeing and shopping as Lilly allows.
May 20: Fly from Changsha to Guangzhou arriving at 3:35 PM.
May 21: Photos for Lilly and her physical exam (standard for all babies being adopted).
May 22: Visa appointment at 11:30 AM at the US Consulate.
May 23: Swearing ceremony at the consulate and receive Lilly's visa.
May 24: Fly from Guangzhou to Hong Kong at 8:30 AM. Depart for home at 12:45 PM. Arrive in Chicago at 2:20 PM. Arrive in Columbia at 7:46 PM.