Saturday Nov. 1st
-Leave home 10 am drive to Boston Airport
-Leave Boston at 2:53 pm fly to Washington/Dulles
We will be meeting up with at least two other families in our travel group here...
-Leave Washington DC at 9:30 pm (on Ethiopian Air)
we will land in Rome for one hour to refuel, restock plane, and clean bathroom (we stay on plane) then it is off to Ethiopia.
Sunday Nov. 2nd
-We arrive at Addis Ababa at 7:30 pm Ethiopia Time (that would be 12:30 am EST)
after obtaining our Visa, passports, and luggage, we meet our drivers and head to the hotel.
- We are told at this time to just try to get a good nights sleep.
Monday Nov. 3rd
-10:00 orientation meeting
-lunch at Garden Paradise
-coffee at Kaldis (oops I have never had coffee! Thanks Grandpa)
-THE MOMENT WE HAVE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR, WE GET TO MEET OUR CHILDREN AND SPEND THE AFTERNOON WITH THEM!)
-Dinner at the Metro Pizza
Tuesday Nov. 4th
-10 am paper party for US Embassy (fill out papers for Daniel's Visa)
-Lunch at Family restaurant
-Coffee Ceremony and Team Meeting at Transition Home (My good friend Jody said she would drink my coffee)
-GOTCHA DAY- WE GET TO BRING DANIEL BACK TO THE HOTEL WITH US!
-Dinner at hotel
Wednesday Nov. 5th
-Morning with Daniel.....
-12:15 meet in lobby to leave for US Embassy
-1:00 Embassy appointment (apply for Daniel's Visa)
-back to hotel to hang out
Thursday Nov. 6th
-meet in lobby at 10:00 am
-Spend morning at Kids Care Orphanage
-Lunch at Blue Tops
-Visit Gelgela Orphanage
-dinner at hotel
Friday Nov. 7th
-second round of shopping if needed or just time on our own...
-meet in lobby at 6pm to check out
-6:30 leave for airport
-10:15 Leave Addis Ababa (on Ethiopian Airlines)
Saturday Nov. 8th
-arrive in Washington DC at 7:20 am (EST)
-leave DC 12:25 pm for Boston
-1:59 pm arrive at Boston Airport
-Welcome from our boys Michael and Benjamin, Grandma and Grandpa, and the Wonderful Steiger Family!
Thank you for all your support prayers! We can't wait to post from Ethiopia and Share this journey with you!