BootsnAll indie travel guide

Sai Koppala – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    September 2005

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

  3. How much have you saved?
    enough

  4. How old are you?
    34

  5. Nationality
    USA

  6. Where do you live now?
    New York, USA

  7. Occupation
    Sales

  8. Is this job one that you actually like, or are you only doing it to pay for the trip?
    It’s my career

  9. Have you traveled around the world before?
    No

  10. What is the route you plan to take/places you plan to visit?
    U.S – Senegal – South Africa – Namibia – Botwsana – Zimbabwe – Zambia – Malawi – Tanzania – Kenya – Egypt – UAE – India – Malaysia – Thailand – Cambodia – Vietnam – Laos – Indonesia – U.S.

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    Just seems like the right time. Both I and wife are in transition in our jobs, we have no kids and always wanted to something like this.

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    Coming back and searching for a job!

  13. Are your family, friends, co-workers, etc., supportive of you? What is their opinion of your going around the world?
    Mostly supportive

  14. How much planning and preparing have you done?
    Just Enough

  15. 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?
    Better perspective while we are in the corporate rat race.


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