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Fishtails04's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 52 countries, posted 3,977 pictures and written 251 entries in 11 travel blogs
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Fishtails04
Hometown
Sligo (adopted hometown),
Ireland Flag of Ireland
Member Since
Mar 11, 2007
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About Fishtails04

Profession
Teacher... I like the holiday allowance. But have also been a travel writer, travel agent, life model, chambermaid, sales assistant, bartender, waitress, store manager. traffic counter...
Favourite music
Lots... Irish traditional, Latin, blues, 80s, opera, 'world', folk...
Birthplace
In my mum's house
Favourite movie
Like Water for Chocolate, West Side Story, and Of Love and Shadows
Languages
English, Spanish, Irish, some Portuguese, some French
Favourite quote
"You are only young once but you can remain immature indefinitely" - Ogden Nash. "I have an insatiable greedinesse of seeing strange countries, which exercise is indeed the queene of all pleasures in the world." Tom Coryat, 1608.
Interests and hobbies
Travel, playing music, hiking/trekking, good food/wine/beer.
One thing I want to do before I die
There are far too many to limit to just one!
Favourite book
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
My friends describe me as
Depends which friends you ask!
The most amazing moment in my life so far
My first time scuba diving in the tropics, watching the first sun rise of a new year from a Japanese mountain top, getting trapped in a Tibetan village by an avalanche, being pecked by penguins in Antarctica, but best was reaching Everest Base Camp.

Recent Entries by Fishtails04

  • Arriving at Keleti Station in Budapest, I felt I had come much further than the 3 hour train ride from Vienna. As I left the pension at 6 am, enroute to catch the train east, V...

  • I was in the post office on my last day in Salzburg, posting some chocs to a friend, and needing a padded envelope to protect them in transit. They came in packs of 2, s...

  • The early afternoon train from Geisenhausen to Salzburg had unexpected entertainment, being crowded with students decked out in santa hats, swigging bottles of beer, ...

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