After a 3 hours trip on a ferry (no other way to go from one island to another), we spent some time in Wellington before heading back to the North West. We were hosted (couchsurfing) by a wonderful German family based in Island Bay, south of Wellington. Sacha spent long hours playing with their son,… Read More New Zealand – North Island
Direct link to the video Jacqui defines herself in her blog as a “writer, speaker, educator and advocate with more than 25 years’ experience working in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer (LGBTIQ) field”. I contacted Jacqui a year ago to let her know about our project and ask if she would agree… Read More Jacqui Tomlins fights for marriage equality and rainbow families rights in Australia
Traveler blogs are full of photos of Vans at the edge of the water, in front of the mountains, facing the sea. Symbol of freedom, promise of adventure, the van more or less big (or RV for larger families or the wealthiest) was tempting us! Free campsites, accommodation and transportation “2 in 1”, everything suggested… Read More Traveling in New Zealand without a Van: we did it and we don’t regret it
After the mountains and the fjords we continue our roadtrip to go up the west coast. We wanted to see a glacier! Here there are two that end not far from rainforests: Fox Glacier and Franz Joseph Glacier. To get in the Glacier mood, we dove our feet in the ice water of “blues pools”.… Read More New Zealand – South Island, Part 2
We will spend 44 days in New Zealand in total. We started with the South Island as we arrived in Christchurch. What is striking in Christchurch is the space available, the new homes, those in demolition, the downtown not very big, still in restoration. The earthquake of 2011 must have been terrible and the city… Read More New Zealand – South Island – Part 1
We only had 2 hours flight between Brisbane and New Caledonia. It is with a heavy heart that we left Australia with the certainty, however, that our new adventures would soften our pain. It is with necklaces of flowers that Jean-Baptiste and Margaux welcomed us :). Such a nice surprise! Sacha waited with great impatience… Read More New Caledonia- a paradise Island (even if we had a lot of rain)
NEW ARTICLE UPDATED !! Before arriving in Brisbane, we had been contacted by rainbow families. Natacha managed to plan our stay by communicating via messenger with Grace, Kathryn and Jackie who had all offered to host us. Once again we were touched by the generous Australian hospitality. Grace and Suzanne welcomed us into their house… Read More Brisbane with Rainbow Families!
Homosexuality is legal in Vietnam, but homosexual couples are not as well protected as heterosexual couples. As for rainbow or same-sex families, they are very very rare. We contacted different LGBTQI associations in Vietnam and one of them tried to put us in contact with two rainbow families. The latter preferred to remain hidden and… Read More Rainbow families in Vietnam, a subject that goes unnoticed!
Direct link to the video Before we arrived in Hong Kong I contacted the Rainbow Families of Hong Kong Facebook group. Cecile and Claire immediately answered that they were willing to meet us. Cecile is French, Claire is British. They had together Elodie who is now 5 years old. They are currently living in Hong… Read More Love makes a family in Hong Kong – Interview
First destination of the year: Gold coast in Australia. Our family Christmas gift was an unlimited pass for the “Dreamworld” park and its aquatic part: “White Water”. Several days of fun in the rides, swimming pools, shows and seeing animals (there is a mini zoo too!). We had an AirBnB room within a house where… Read More Gold Coast – Australia