Around the World by boat in 1958/59 April 26th 1958 Our journey to America
We took the train from Khon Kaen to Bangkok, and then down the Malay Peninsula to Singapore, where we would embark on the Lloyd Triestino Line’s Asia, one of the last great ocean liners of the “Golden Age.” But before that we toured Singapore. My favorite spot was the Botanical Gardens, which was overrun with monkeys. You could buy bags of peanuts to feed the ... read more
North America » United States » New York » Nyack Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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