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Adam Hale – Round-the-World Traveler

  1. When do you leave?
    May 2007

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

  3. How much have you saved?
    4000

  4. How old are you?
    34

  5. Nationality
    USA

  6. Where do you live now?
    ct, USA

  7. Occupation
    rest. manager

  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?
    honeymon, getting married in spain, then want to go to south africa, brazil, thaiand, fiji, australia.

  11. Why did you decide to take this trip? What got you into this type of travel, and/or influenced you to go?
    we travel a lot, except for thailand (which i have been to) and australia we have not been to the other citys.

  12. What is your biggest fear about this trip?
    the time off from work, between wedding and honeymoon i will be gone for 6 weeks.

  13. Are your family, friends, co-workers, etc., supportive of you? What is their opinion of your going around the world?
    yes, everyone except for the owner, he thinks its too long to be gone from work. oh well!!

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

  15. What are you packing? What do you consider your most indispensable item(s)?
    back pack, whatever fits. indispensable items? passport, camera, new wife maybe?

  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?
    Not change, just provide more happy times.

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

  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?
    get a better feel for the world we live in.

  19. What is the biggest myth that people have about round-the-world traveling?
    too exspensive.

  20. Why do you like to travel?
    its just fun. cant think of a better way to spend time or money.

  21. What is your advice for people planning their own RTW trip?
    plan, plan, plan.


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