As mentioned previously, Waterloo is also a suburb of Brussels, to the south of the city, and only about a twenty minute drive from our home in Overijse. We would visit there quite often as it was on the way to the PX and commissary at Chievres (which coincidently is where the squadron that evacuated Dalat School in April 1965 is currently stationed in support of SACEUR). Also, our favorite Thai restaurant was located on the north side of Waterloo.
In June 1985 we had the priveledge of witnessing the reenactment of the Battle of Waterloo in commemoration of the 150th anniversary. My Mom and Dad were with us, as they were on their way back to Thailand after an emergency health trip to the States.
I started blogging on Travelblog in 2009, entering trips beginning in 2007. My intention has always been to document my years of travel since my birth...how else was I to save all the slides my Dad took of my childhood!
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 name 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... full info