BootsnAll indie travel guide

Dave Gosbjorn – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    August 2006

  2. How long do you plan to be away?
    I Ain’t Never Comin’ Back

  3. How much have you saved?
    4000

  4. How old are you?
    24

  5. Nationality
    Canada

  6. Where do you live now?
    powell river, bc, Canada

  7. Occupation
    Cook

  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?
    No

  10. What is the route you plan to take/places you plan to visit?
    Austraila
    asia
    europe
    africa
    scandinavia
    south america

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    I want to see the world

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    losing my stuff

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

  14. How much planning and preparing have you done?
    Planning is for tourists

  15. What are you packing? What do you consider your most indispensable item(s)?
    camera, laptop, clothes, ID, medication

  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 beleive it will totally change my outlook on life.

  17. If you had to sum up your thoughts/feelings about your round-the-world trip in one sentence, what would it be?
    those people that know where they are going in life, never get the chance to end up somewhere else

  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?
    you get a chance to experience things that short-trip travelers would only dream of.

  19. Why do you like to travel?
    the experiences

  20. What is your advice for people planning their own RTW trip?
    just make up your mind and go for it


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