Monthly Archives: July 2012

Our China Trip Day 11 (Home!) — June 9, 2012

So on our last day we got up early, packed up, had our breakfast, and caught a cab to the Airport.  As usual for this trip, nothing at the airport could go smoothly.  We went to the self-serve kiosk to … Continue reading

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Our China Trip Day 10 (Hong Kong) — June 8, 2012

Poor Bug hit the wall the day before, so we decided we needed a little slower paced day.  We decided on a trip out to Lantau Island to see the Tian Tan Buddha and Ngong Ping village.  Lantau Island is … Continue reading

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Our Trip Made CNN International!

I guess I should finish the series on it! http://www.cnn.com/2012/07/17/world/asia/chinese-adoptees-return/index.html  

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Our China Trip Day 9 (Hong Kong) — June 7, 2012

When I woke up in Hong Kong the first thing I did was pull back the curtains to take in the view of Victoria Harbor.  For anyone who loves city skylines, the view from Kowloon across the Harbor to Hong … Continue reading

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Our China Trip Day 8 (Guilin-Hong Kong) — June 6, 2012

Our last day in Guilin started with us saying goodbye to our apartment.  We had a great time here and we hated to leave.  Here’s the outside of the building (the inside of our apartment can be found in the … Continue reading

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Our China Trip Day 7 (Guilin) — June 5, 2012

I’ll keep this day of our trip mostly private for obvious reasons, but this was the day we visited the place Bug spent the first year of her life– the Guilin Social Welfare Institution, aka her orphanage.  Bug handled the visit very … Continue reading

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Our China Trip Day 6 (Guilin) — June 4, 2012

This day was devoted solely to a cruise down the Li River, which was expected to be a highlight of the trip.  The Li River didn’t disappoint! The Li River originates in the Mao’er Mountains in Xing’an County in the north of Guilin … Continue reading

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We Interrupt the Travel Series for a Special Announcement:

Miz Bug is six! Happy Birthday June Bug!

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