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Name: Gav
Hometown: Northwich, England, UK
Location: Northwich, England, UK
Website: www.facebook.com/profile.php?…
Join Date: June 12, 2007
Contributions: gavin10879 has written about 34 places, shared 3,066 photos, left 1,961 comments, and smiled 1,424 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs
Travel Plans
Bucharest, Romania
dream destination
Vilnius, Lithuania
dream destination
Riga, Latvia
dream destination
» see all 17 future travel and dream destinations
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English, Learning Russian
Interests
Books you might find in my backpack
Music you might find me listening to while waiting for my plane
Most Memorable Travel Experience
My First Freefall Skydive (14000 Feet!), Cairns, Australia, 2006.
Snorkelling with reef sharks in The Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Australia, 2006
Working as a Field Assistant in a Gold Mine, Meekatharra, Australia, 2006
Full Moon & Half Moon Parties (Buckets!!!), Koh Phangan, Thailand, 2006
Angkor Wat & Temples, Siem Reap, Cambodia, 2006
Shooting 30 rounds of an AK47, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2006
Eating Crocodile & Ostrich, Nha Trang, Vietnam, 2006
Halong Bay Cruise, Vietnam, 2006
Feejee Experience, Fiji, 2007
Giant wasp stings me under my t-shirt whilst riding my motorcycle on Aitutaki, The Cook Islands, 2007
Japan- An amazing country & experience like no other I've ever witnessed, 2007
Swimming with Dolphins, Kaikoura, New Zealand, 2008
MadDog RiverBoarding, Queenstown, New Zealand, 2008
Victoria Peak Tram & Sky Terrace overlooking The Hong Kong Skyline, Hong Kong, 2008
Chiang Mai & Pai 3 Day Jungle Trek, Thailand, 2008
Tiger Temple, Kanchanaburi Area, Thailand, 2008
The Great Wall, Tianamen Sq & The Forbidden City, Beijing, China,(Gap Adventures) 2008
Travelling at 431 kph on the Maglev Train, Shanghai, China,(Gap Adventures) 2008
Army of Terra-Cotta Warriors, Xi'an, China,(Gap Adventures) 2008
Leshan Grand Buddha, Leshan, China,(Gap Adventures) 2008
Chonquing - Yichan (Yangtze River Boat Cruise including The
3 Gorges Dam) & Yichan, China,(Gap Adventures) 2008
Eiffel Tower, Arc D Triumph & De Louvre, Paris, France, 2009
Red Light District, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2009
Prague Castle & old Town Square, Prague, Czech Republic, 2009
Krakow, Wieliczka Salt Mine, & Auschwitz, Poland, 2009
Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna, Austria, 2009
Gondola's in Venice, Italy, 2009
Oktoberfest (Drinking & singing with crazy Germans), Munich, Germany, 2009
Standing beneath The Petronas Twin Towers, architecture to die for, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2010
Learning to surf in Kuta, Bali, Indonesia, 2010
Flying the London Eye, London, United Kingdom, 2010
Profile
I'm an easy going guy who likes to meet new people from all all over the World, I'm interested in learning and experiencing different cultures. During my travels, my taste buds have been treated to a wide variety of foods. I'd love to share our experiences together.
victor7878 says:
Wishing you a happy birthday and lots of chocolate cake
Posted on: Aug 10, 2015
Hummingbird says:
Happy Birthday from the central valley of California!!! I hope your day is as sweet as nectar and all your wishes come true! :)
Posted on: Aug 10, 2014
X_Drive says:
Happy Birthday!! I hope you are still growing up really slowly. Enjoy your chocolate cake and laughter with as many friends as you can. Dream big and I hope all your wishes come true!! :D
Posted on: Aug 10, 2014
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gavin10879's Travel Blogs

Euro Trip 2009 (9 Countries in 20 Days) Under Construction!
Aug 07, 2009 – Aug 14, 2009
Me & my two work colleagues Alex & Gary decided to take a trip to Europe & see how many countries we could visit within 3 weeks…
Overview 0 words 149 1 1
Return trip from my 1yr Working Holiday Visa in New Zealand 2008
Feb 18, 2007 – May 19, 2008
After an amazing year working & meeting new friends in New Zealand, it was time to start travelling this amazing country. The …
Overview 0 words 1,744 52 154
South Pacific Paradise packed with Japanese Culture 2007
Aug 27, 2007 – Nov 05, 2007
Nadi, Fiji -› Yasawa, Fiji -› …
This trip was totally out of the blue, whilst on my Working Holiday Visa in New Zealand, I needed to get away from windy Wellin…
Overview 3,363 words 897 35 106
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gavin10879's Travel Reviews

Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Kiev, Ukraine
I cannot review Porter Pub Kiev yet because I'm organising a TB Meetup there and this is the onl…