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Greg Watson – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    November 2006

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

  3. How much have you saved?
    Plenty

  4. How old are you?
    43

  5. Nationality
    USA

  6. Where do you live now?
    Christ Church, New Zealand

  7. Occupation
    Vagabond

  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?
    New Zealand, Thailand, Vietnam, I don’t know, Istanbul, Morocco, Italy, Greece, Rio De Janiero, Mexico City, Texas

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    I will have finished a year at teh South Pole and am ready to stretch my wings.

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    I don’t know.

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

  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)?
    Lap Top,Camera, dive gear

  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?
    Its teh adventure of a lifetime. I expect to be broke teh rest of my life so better do it now!

  17. If you had to sum up your thoughts/feelings about your round-the-world trip in one sentence, what would it be?
    It’s a chance to 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?
    Nothing out of teh ordinary happens on a regular old vacation.

  19. What is the biggest myth that people have about round-the-world traveling?
    I don’t know

  20. Why do you like to travel?
    To see and experience new things

  21. What is your advice for people planning their own RTW trip?
    I don’t know, I haven’t traveled RTW


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