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Caroline Ball – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    December 2005

  2. How long do you plan to be away?
    6-12 Months

  3. How much have you saved?
    £3000

  4. How old are you?
    26

  5. Nationality
    England

  6. Where do you live now?
    Taunton, England

  7. Occupation
    Admin

  8. Is this job one that you actually like, or are you only doing it to pay for the trip?
    One more paycheck and I’m gone

  9. Have you traveled around the world before?
    No

  10. What is the route you plan to take/places you plan to visit?
    Thailand, Oz, Bali, Singapore

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    I need to do it now while i can otherwise i will always regret it!

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    freaking out!!

  13. Are your family, friends, co-workers, etc., supportive of you? What is their opinion of your going around the world?
    yes, they’re all jealous, parents look worried!!

  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)?
    clothes, swimear, camera, toiletries

  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?
    i think it will change my life in every way, it will improve my confidence, open my mind and probably make me more laid back than i already am!

  17. If you had to sum up your thoughts/feelings about your round-the-world trip in one sentence, what would it be?
    the most excited and terrified ive ever been in my life, about anything

  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?
    Because we spend 40 years + working and everyone should have some time out!

  19. What is the biggest myth that people have about round-the-world traveling?
    dont know coz i havent done it yet!

  20. Why do you like to travel?
    i havent before !


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