Whooping it up avec les gay garcons! July 26th 2011 Well, as expected, the ‘wedding’ celebrations of the gay boys, Olivier and Julien, was everything we could have wished for, and the highlight of our brief visit to France! Firstly, the celebration took place in a castle (Chateau de Montvillargenne) in a town called Chantilly, about an hour north of Paris, which in itself was a highlight as it was absolutely magnificent. The boys had booked ou ... read more
Europe » France Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... 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