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First Flight to St. Barths, I was the Co-Pilot

St. Barths When my husband and I had visited St Martin, our friend invited us to stay with him on St. Barths, that is a quick flight or boat ride away. Two cultures French and Dutch split St Martin, and we flew from the French side because we wanted to avoid standing in line in customs. We had hired a pilot who owned a small … Continue reading First Flight to St. Barths, I was the Co-Pilot

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Why We Were Mistaken for Paris Prostitutes

 Paris Prostitutes Surprisingly, though we absorbed the French culture during our high school Paris trip, we also learned about Paris prostitutes and brothels. Not only were some of us mistaken for Paris prostitutes, but we were lucky enough to see firsthand where call girls took their customers. Are you wondering how this happened to high school girls and their chaperones?  If you read this post and Booked … Continue reading Why We Were Mistaken for Paris Prostitutes

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Booked in a Paris Brothel

When I was a high school sophomore, during spring break, my French class flew to Paris, France. Our French teacher and a few parents chaperoned our group of 18 girls. Little did we know that the travel agent had booked us in a Paris brothel. Our French teacher, Mrs. M, had arranged everything, and the travel agency had offered us a package that was reasonably … Continue reading Booked in a Paris Brothel