Travel C.V. jackiefreshfield

About me: Have passport, will travel. I work from home, so 'holiday' means 'not being at home'. I love to be out and about with my camera whether in UK or abroad. A wildlife junkie thanks to living in Africa in formative years and an addiction to David Attenborough programmes, I'm at my happiest when watching wildlife in their home environments or sitting by the sea, but always camera in hand.
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Occupation: Marketing Consultant
Member since: 23rd May 2009
Last trip: Tenerife
Next trip: Kenya
Destinations visited: 64
Experiences: 5
Galleries: 16
Videos: 0
Posts: 5

The world according to jackiefreshfield

Mountain/Desert/Ocean/Jungle... which one are you?
erm. Desert (including polar regions) /Ocean probably. or if Jungle means the African Savannah, then the latter.

What was your first great travel experience?
Travel to Kenya when I was 6 - we lived in Nairobi for six years. I can still remember the blast of hot air that blew through the East African Airways VC10 when the plane doors opened. Bliss.

What has been your favourite journey?
To Antarctica. the biggest and best adventure. The anticipation of crossing the Drake Passage; the first iceberg; the penguins, the whales, the seals. Truly mind-blowing.

What are your Top 5 places worldwide?
Amboseli, Antarctic Peninsula, Venice, Maldives, Greenwich Park.

Recommend a special place to stay
Ihaha camp site, Chobe, Botswana; right by the river and the chosen crossing spot for hundreds of elephant and buffalo.

Which three items do you always pack?
Camera, Lens, teabags

Which passport stamp are you proudest of?
Antarctica

Which passport stamp would you most like to have?
Tristan da Cunha. The 'middle of nowhere'... It would mean that I must have been everywhere else (as if).

Where or what is your guilty travel pleasure?
The first gIn and tonic on the plane. Nothing beats it.

Window or aisle?
Window

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