Greece: NATO Infrastructure Committee Visit September 12th 1984 One of the perks of my new job was that every year we were guests of a different NATO country. The Infrastructure Committees that I was on received invitations from one or two countries each year to spend a week or so seeing not only the projects funded by the NATO Infrastructure Committees in those countries, but also some of the historic and cultural sights.
Fortunately, our first trip was to ... read more
Europe » Greece Greece achieved its independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1829. During the second half of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century, it gradually added neighboring islands and territories, most with Greek-speaking populations. In Worl... ... 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