Paris, Bernese Oberland, and Holland with Sue and family...and great news! May 16th 1985 My sister Sue, my nephew Brendan and niece Alyssa, and her mother-in-law Vovo came for a visit in the Spring following our move to Brussels. After a few days with us visiting sights in Brussels, we decided to drive through France to Switzerland and back through Germany and Luxembourg. We took my youngest sister Carol as far as Paris. Linda decided to stay home, as there wasn’t room in the car ... read more
Europe » Switzerland » South-West » Lake Geneva The Swiss Confederation was founded in 1291 as a defensive alliance among three cantons. In succeeding years, other localities joined the original three. The Swiss Confederation secured its independence from the Holy Roman Empire in 1499. Switzerland... ... 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