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Noel Curtin – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    November 2005

  2. How long do you plan to be away?
    1-6 Months

  3. How much have you saved?
    30000

  4. How old are you?
    61

  5. Nationality
    Ireland

  6. Where do you live now?
    limerick, Ireland

  7. Occupation
    tour guide

  8. Is this job one that you actually like, or are you only doing it to pay for the trip?
    I’ll come back if they’ll have me

  9. Have you traveled around the world before?
    Yes

  10. What is the route you plan to take/places you plan to visit?
    flexible

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    i have walked the length and breath of ireland, crewed yacht in west indies, and want to see more of our world.

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    not sure, maybe illness

  13. Are your family, friends, co-workers, etc., supportive of you? What is their opinion of your going around the world?
    think i’m crazy, but used to me doing crazy things

  14. How much planning and preparing have you done?
    Winged it a lot

  15. What are you packing? What do you consider your most indispensable item(s)?
    did not get this far yet

  16. How do you think your round-the-world trip will change your life? How do you think it will affect and change you as a person?
    give me a better view of my fellow earth inhabitants and make me a more rounded and understanding person.

  17. If you had to sum up your thoughts/feelings about your round-the-world trip in one sentence, what would it be?
    lets go and see the world

  18. Why do you think people should go on round-the-world trips? Why not just take a regular old one- or two-week vacation instead?
    insationable curiosthy in their brothers and sisters world wide

  19. What is the biggest myth that people have about round-the-world traveling?
    that every day is great

  20. Why do you like to travel?
    to learn about different cultures, see different places, experiences different foods etc.,

  21. What is your advice for people planning their own RTW trip?
    dont have any


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