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Pallie Savoie
Friendship Force International
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GARDEN ENTHUSIASTS: ENJOY THE SPECTACULAR GARDENS OF SOUTHERN ENGLAND

Destination:Cornwall, Wessex and Isle of Wight, UK

Date: May 7 to 22, 2014

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Experience beautiful Southern and Southwest England with tours of both public and private gardens.
  • Visit historic estates with breathtaking views.
  • Enjoy Cornwall, having tea and biscuits with a local gardener.
  • Explore Wessex and enjoy breathtaking views of Poole Harbour.
  • Discover the Isle of Wight and visit a 17th century farmhouse and garden.

Description: The Cornwall, Wessex and Isle of Wight clubs are eager to host garden enthusiasts from around the world! Beginning in Cornwall, ambassadors will get the opportunity to visit a valley garden on the banks of the Helford River as well as Poppy Cottage Garden on the Roseland peninsula. Moving along to Wessex, the Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens will be a treat to explore, since it was named Christie’s Garden of the Year in 2012 by the Historic Houses Association. We will then ferry over to the Isle of Wight and experience Bembridge Windmill and Queen Victoria’s country home, Osborne House.

There are so many spectacular gardens and historic homes to visit in Southern and Southwest England. Join us and let our UK clubs show off their treasures.

Estimated Price:$1,100 USD. Includes FFI and host fees, does not include transportation between clubs. Contact the ED for details.

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Southpacific

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    FFI’s partnership programs with Enrichment Voyages do not include a home hospitality component.
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Laura Romero
Friendship Force International
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IRON AND ICE: SAIL THROUGH NORTHERN EUROPE

Destination:Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Iceland and the Isle of Man

Date: May 18 to June 15, 2014

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Explore 10+ Northern European countries with fellow FF members
  • Enjoy on board lectures and from renowned scholars and artists
  • Opportunities to participate in volunteer projects and port excursions at each stop
  • Enjoy a month aboard the beautiful MV Explorer ship
  • Participate in activities and excursions tailored to suit any age level

Description: Friendship Force is once again partnering up with Enrichment Voyages to present our members with an opportunity to travel through Nothern Europe and Iceland! 

This month-long adventure starts off in the beautiful city of Hamburg, Germany on May 18 and disembarks in Southampton, England on June 15. The ports of call on the Iron and Ice voyage include stops in Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, the United Kingdom, Iceland and the Isle of Man.

Follow this link for a full itenerary.

This is sure to be an educational and enjoyable journey that is not to be missed! 

The MV Explorer ship is an place to meet many new people and interact with fellow members of Friendship Force while you sail from port to port. This Enrichment Voyage offers abundant opportunities to learn about new cultures with lectures given by renowned scholars and artists. There are a wide variety of field excursions offered to suit any age level! 

At each stop, you can join an organized field excursion, participate in a volunteer project, explore the city on your own, or plan an outing with the friends you've made at sea. 

Estimated Price: Register through FFI to enjoy a discounted rate, with prices varying according to your choice of cabin.

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Southpacific

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Eileen Howell and Andrew Stirling
FF Ottawa
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NEW - SPEAK FRENCH IN TOULOUSE, BORDEAUX AND PARIS, FRANCE

Destination:Toulouse, Bordeaux, and Paris, France

Date: May 31 to June 16, 2014

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Be the first guests of the FF of Bordeaux, the newest French club
  • Bordeaux: a modern city famous for its history, architecture and wines
  • Toulouse, also famous for high tech aeronautics.
  • Add-on experiences in Paris
  • Experience the French culture and immersion in French.

Description: Speak French in France:  This May/June 2014 exchange to Bordeaux and Toulouse is for people are learners at a strong intermediate/advanced level.  The exchange activities and conversations will take place in French. Don't speak French?  Pass the invitation on to friends who do. They need not be Friendship Force members.  Couples where one does not speak French may apply.

Estimated Price:$1,175.00 USD per person. Contact the ED for details.

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