many, many hours later…

We left our house at 4:30am…we arrived at our hotel in Hong Kong about 30 hours later. Our flight from Chicago to Hong Kong got delayed 4 hours, which gave us an 8 hour layover in Chicago. If you are going to have a long layover, Chicago is a great city for it to happen. We caught a train to downtown and explored a little bit.

Can you guess which little boy has been EXTREMELY excited?!
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Deep dish pizza. The boys declared it the best pizza they have ever eaten.
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Finally, it was time to board the plane to Hong Kong!
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15 hour flight. Not looking forward to the return home flight…
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Eventually we landed…took a train…took a taxi….collapsed in our beds. Then we ‘face-timed’ the little ones at home and gave them a glimpse of Hong Kong.
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The boys wished we had a bike park like this at home.
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We have a couple of friends from Hong Kong, so we got to spend a day with them. It has been too long since we last saw them. We ventured out to Ocean Park – which had crazy long lines, but beautiful exhibits.
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I was so proud of my oldest. He does not like being high – a little bit of fear of heights. However, he doesn’t let it keep him from doing things as a family. He was not pumped about a cable car ride, but he did it and allowed himself to enjoy it some.
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My boys and our friends’ son…such a handsome boy.
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The boys at dinner….
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With our sweet friends. I wish Oklahoma was closer to Hong Kong!
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Tomorrow we take a train from Hong Kong to Guangzhou…where we will meet our Little One on Monday!

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