Shirley and Trevor's Wedding in Ireland December 17th 1980 Linda’s sister Shirley was marrying Trevor at his hometwon in Northern Ireland. She had met Trevor while he was attending seminary in the U.S.
To get to the wedding we bought a two week Eurailpass and took the train from Stuttgart to Paris where we met up Linda’s mom and sister Shirley. We toured Paris for a couple days, seeing everything between the Notre Dame and Louvre and the Eifel ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » Northern Ireland » County Down » Newry Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
I started blogging on Travelblog in 2009, entering trips beginning in 2007. However, my intention has always been to document my years of travel. Most bloggers write about their trips away from home. Mine, and eventually Linda's, homes have usually been where people travel to. So the idea eventually percolated to rename our blog "Home and Away."
The blog is not intended to be an autobiography, although I spent my entire life traveling, with Linda joining me after college, it may appear to be that way. As this is a travel blog the entries concentrate mostly on the travel aspects of ou... full info