Devin - The Adventure Traveller
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Where has Devin been?

* Antarctica * Argentina * Australia * Austria * Belgium * Bolivia * Botswana * Brunei Darussalam * Cambodia * Chile * China * Fiji * France * Germany * Great Britain * Holland * Hong Kong * India * Indonesia * Ireland * Laos *      Liechtenstein * Luxembourg * Malaysia (Including Sabah & Sarawak, Borneo) * Papua New Guinea * Peru * New Zealand * Scotland * Singapore * South Africa * Sri Lanka * Switzerland * Taiwan * Thailand * United States of America * Vanuatu * Vietnam *    Wales * Zambia * Zimbabwe

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More about Devin

Devin has worked in the travel industry since 2001. His areas of expertise lie in constructing weird and wonderful tailor-made tours to far flung corners of the world, and working out kooky airfares that many travel agents would put in the ‘too hard’ basket. He has an in-depth knowledge about all destinations however he is particularly passionate about South America, Antarctica, South-East Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.

Before becoming a Travel Agent: University drop-out.

Favourite cities: La Paz (Bolivia); Varanasi (India); San Francisco (USA); Cape Town (South Africa); Hanoi (Vietnam); Buenos Aires (Argentina).

Best beaches: Whitehaven Beach (Whitsundays); Honeymoon Beach at Yasawa Island Resort & Spa (Fiji)

Most surprising destinations: USA; Sri Lanka; Taiwan.

Best hotels: Pantai Lima (Bali); Bush Lodge at Sabi Sabi (Kruger National Park, South Africa); Eastern & Oriental (Penang).

Most fun places: Carnival in Oruro (Bolivia); Rainforest World Music Festival (Sarawak, Borneo); India.

Most exciting moment:Close encounters with humpback whales and camping on the ice in Antarctica; Seeing lions hunt antelope in South Africa; Travelling on some of the most dangerous roads in the world in the Himalaya and the Andes.

Scariest: Getting tear gassed after being caught in the middle of a riot in Bolivia; Being robbed at knifepoint in Zimbabwe.

Coldest place: Deception Island, Antarctica.

Best food: Definitely not the stir fried dog I ate in Sapa, Vietnam!

Favourite destinations: South America; India; Antarctica; South-East Asia.

Favourite towns: Sucre (Bolivia); Leh (Ladakh, India); Sangkhlaburi (Thailand); Kuching (Sarawak, Malaysia).

Most beautiful places: Antarctica; Ladakh (India); Salar de Uyuni & Atacama Desert (South-West Bolivia); Grand Canyon & Yosemite National Park (USA).

Ideal holiday destination: Anywhere that has a mix of beautiful scenery, wildlife, interesting culture and that isn’t crawling with tourists.

Best bars: Potato Head Beach Club & Ku De Ta (Bali); Rock Bar at Vomo Island Resort (Fiji)

Most challenging: Backpacking in India; Hitchhiking through Southern Africa.

Most embarrassing: Getting dragged off a stage in a Bolivian nightclub by the police for doing a strip-tease.

Most interesting flights: Aerobatics in a bi-plane over the Canterbury Plains in New Zealand; Flying over Andean peaks in ancient 727’s operated by the now defunct Lloyd Aereo Boliviano.

Hottest place: Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Best shopping: USA