Turkey: NATO Infrastructure Committees Visit April 27th 1992 We had been looking forward to this Infrastructure Committees visit to exotic Turkey for a long time, as I had only spent a couple days in Ankara, Turkey in relation to a bid dispute prior to this trip. Linda would be coming along, so this meant we had to find a babysitter for the kids. Fortunately, Steve and Carol volunteered.
27 April 1992 Monday. The committee members and their spouses me ... read more
Middle East » Turkey Modern Turkey was founded in 1923 from the Anatolian remnants of the defeated Ottoman Empire by national hero Mustafa KEMAL, who was later honored with the title Ataturk, or "Father of the Turks." Under his authoritarian leadership, the country adopt... ... 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