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Fishtails04's Traveler Profile

I have traveled to 61 countries, posted 4,962 pictures and written 304 entries in 13 travel blogs
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Sligo (adopted hometown),
Ireland Flag of Ireland
Member Since
Mar 11, 2007

About Fishtails04

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...
In my mum's house
Favourite movie
Like Water for Chocolate, West Side Story, and Of Love and Shadows
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

  • Crossed border from Uzbekistan from Sariosiyo- see Uzbek trip report for details.$10 in share-taxi to Dushanbe, about 45 mins. Yeti Hostel - small, new hostel on 6th floor of a block about 15 ...

  • Through the Wakhan - Apr 26, 2015

    Despite not setting foot on Afghan soil, I spent much of the rest of the next couple of days looking at the Afghan mountains, as I travelled through the valley. I had met an Au...

  • I can't believe how many people I have squeezed in on my UK & Ireland leg in the past 5 weeks! Lovely to spend Christmas with my very cute niece and nephew in Yorkshire and see my parents be...

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