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Sunday, June 22, 2008

We are here

The view from our apartment window and from the plane on the way here.

Whew, long flights are exhausting.

We had Jelena ( pronounced Yelena) here at Romeo apartments call Igor for us, he did not answer. She was uncertain whether we could pickup or even meet Amanda because tomorrow and Tuesday are a national holidays here in Estonia, you can read about it below. I am so tired that I can't see straight, I think Tom already fell asleep. This will be short.

6/21/2008 - 6/22/2008 Midsummer's Night
Countrywide, Estonia Celebrated throughout Estonia, Midsummer's Night is the celebration of the Summer Solstice which marks the longest day of the year. It is an ancient practice which dates back to pre-Christian times and has many rituals that are closely associated with nature and the hope for a good harvest in the autumn. It is a time to be with friends, family and loved ones and is usually celebrated with a big meal during the day before heading out to one of the many public parties which involve traditional dances and more eating, drinking and singing. Bonfires are also lit which is a ritual that links back to the old tradition of cleansing and warding off evil spirits


GoldenAngelsWorks said...

Praying you both can see her real soon. I know if you have to wait that will be hard. Take care and make sure when you do see that beautiful angel that you give her the biggest hug.

Alice said...

Yeah, so glad you have arrived safely! I hope you won't have to wait 2 days to meet Amanda!! Hope you get some sleep.

Dolores said...

Glad you arrived safely! I hope your appointment date will be honored, it's hard to have to wait any longer!

kattymom2 said...

Hi Kris and Tom. As ususal, just typed a long note to you, and then could not remember some password...so lost my note trying to log into google, or whereever i am here...will this one work? Hmm.
Have a great rest on your forced holiday...sleep, and then pamper each other a bit, take care of yourselves..you still have so much ahead...best wishes, hugs, etc. Kathy Is HOT here. Uugghh.

carol said...

I am so glad to hear from you. I hope you had a good flight and can get some rest. You have waited so long to hold Amanda in your arms now your days in finally here.Enjoy your self and take good care of each other.Cant wait to see pics.
carol n

Valda said...

Glad to hear you made it okay! I hope you don't have to wait 2 days to see Amanda. Can't wait until you come home with Amanda!

liesel said...

I'm so excited for you Kris. Can't wait to see you holding that little girl of yours!

My three little girls

My three little girls
Finally got all three to smile at once