Wednesday, December 23, 2009

We Are in Beijing !

We just got to our room in Beijing and we are really tired ! Our three flights were uneventful but we really could not sleep more than about two hours on the plane.  Everyone here has been so nice and Rosa ( our guide) met us at the airport .It was wonderful seeing that AWAA sign she was holding !  So, we are going to try to get some sleep now.  Tomorrow morning we will eat breakfast at the hotel and do some sight seeing without our guide.  I think we will try to go to the Temple of Heaven, The Pearl Market, a Chinese acrobat show and grab some dinner somewhere.  All the other families will arrive here Friday and our official tour starts Sat. morning.
It sure feels good to know that we are so close to Maggie and it won't be long now.
Oh - all Chuck's gadgets are working - The Magic jack, G mail video chat, quik.com and g mail of course.  We already had a video chat with the boys and it made me so happy to see their faces ! I miss them a lot already.
Merry Christmas !
Kathy

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7 comments:

Debbie said...

I'm so happy to hear you made it safely! Enjoy the time in Beijing.

Waiting For Bella said...

Been checking the blog often to keep up with you!! Glad you made it safely. Rest up and enjoy your time there. So excited for the big day!!

Mama Hen said...

How exciting! Keep us updated.

Tami said...

Glad you're finally THERE!!!!

Hope you're able to get some rest and shed the jet lag soon.

Enjoy sightseeing:-).

Hugs,
Tami

sweet momma luv u said...

Hi Kathy!
So glad you amde it there safely! Have a wonderful time sight seeing. Don't forget to rest before little Maggie comes.... I know it will be so hard to do!!
Blessings and Merry Christmas!!
Jody

Anna S said...

I'm so glad that the gadgets are working and that we can keep updated! It's nice to see where we can pray for you!

Gavin's Family said...

I would love to know how the acrobat show is and I might e-mail you later privately for details. Gary and the kids really want to do this while we are in Beijing.
Have a great time and Merry CHRISTmas!!!

In the morning, O Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait in expectation. Psalm 5:3
We have a daughter !!!!!!
Maggie Caroline was born Oct. 29, 2008.
She is in the SWI of Gaozhou City,China.
(
Guangdong Province)