Sunny Sydney with Dave, Denise and Rachel October 14th 2012 Our ship docked at 6:30 am, and we were rudely woken up by the efforts to tie up at the Circular Quay. We didn't disembark until 8 am so had time for a leisurely breakfast. Before getting off I took advantage of the view the 10th deck provided and got my first pictures of the iconic views that represent Sydney...the Harbor Bridge and Opera House which we were docked between. Upon disembarking ... read more
Oceania » Australia » New South Wales » Sydney Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... 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