Kicking off in the Orient July 21st 2011
So, here we are on the road again, this time en route to Paris for a somewhat unique wedding celebration, then a bit of a trek around the UK, and finally across to the US to catch up again with Damon and Sarah. But first was a whistle stop through Hong Kong, ostensibly so that Joan and Greta could have tailored all their formal dresses for the wedding. And guess what? They decided a couple of m ... read more
Asia » Hong Kong Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong... ... read more
Joan and Neil have posted blogs below on the following trips:
1. South America for 3 months, from Sept07 through to Nov07, visiting each of Ecuador (including the Galapagos Islands), Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Chile and Argentina.
2. Far north Thailand in Mar08 where Neil taught English at a Summer School for the SPF charity he was involved with. This also included a side trip for the weekend to Luang Prabang in Laos.
3. Russia (cruise from Moscow to St Petersburg), then visit to each of Croatia, Budapest & Vienna for a total of 4 weeks, starting in mid Sept08.
4. Neil did a similar SPF te... full info