Reflections on Central Asia (the 5 'Stans') October 30th 2016 Firstly, let me say that a visit to Central Asia is not for everybody - it does not necessarily compare with the South of France or Acapulco! Most visitors who travel to these parts are either interested in the history of this region, want to understand more about the culture of these ex-Soviet countries, want to view and photograph some outstanding attractions, or just want to travel to somewhere ... 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