1959-1964 Home in Korat November 14th 1959 After 4 months at school we would have two months at home. For this entire period my family lived in Korat, Thailand. There was another missionary family in town. Their daughter Barbara and son Jim were close to my age, and also went to Dalat School. We hung around a lot. We played badminton with our Thai friend Sawat. We would also ride our bikes all over town. One favorite destination was ... read more
Asia » Thailand » North-East Thailand » Nakhon Ratchasima A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... 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