A chronicle of Alison and Ron's trip around the world in 2009-2010.


"Not all those who wander are lost"
- Tolkien

Monday, June 1, 2009

What We Packed

Here is a complete pack list of every little thing we are bringing along. This will all fit in a backpack (approx 22 lbs) and shoulder bag each. We are packing as lightly as we possibly can but it seems like a lot of stuff! We are resisting the urge to think we can't get things on the road. It may be the funnest part of the trip to try and procure a new whatever from a local market.

Electronics:
Cameras (case, charger, extra battery, extra memory card)
Ipods (earbuds, usb charger)
Laptop (charger, travel mouse, lock, flash drive)

Travel Gear:
Money Belt
Keyed Lock (for lockers, backpack)
Silk Sleep Sack
Headlamp
Mini Calculator
Mini Sewing Kit
Swiss Army Knife* or Travel Corkscrew
Lighter*
Journals
Change Purse
Little bit of Duct Tape
Asst Safety Pins, Paper Clips, Rubber Bands
Black Sharpie
Ziploc Baggies
Plastic Spork

Sleep Aids:
Inflatable Neck Rest
Ear Plugs
Night Mask

Water Gear:
Sigg Water Bottles
Platypus 1 liter Bottles
Water Purification Tabs
Emergen C
Water Purifier

Laundry/Shower:
Dr. Bronner's All Purpose Soap
Conditioner
Travel Towels
Sink Stopper
Clothes Line
Razor (and replacement blades)

Sun/Bug Protection:
High SPF Facial Sunscreen
Spray Sunscreen
SPF 15 Lip Balm
Bandana
Ultrathon Insect Repellent

Personal Care:
Deodarant
Purelle
Travel Tissues
Q-tips
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Floss
Travel Brush/Mirror
Lotion
Freshette (best invention ever for females on the go!)
Nail Clippers
Talcum Powder

First Aid/Healthcare:
Mini First Aid Kit
Various OTC Medicines (Alleve, Ibuprofen, Cold/Flu, Anti- Diaherreal, Benadryl)
Prescribed Antibiotics and Anti-malerials
Bandaids
Oral Rehydration Salts
Visine and Saline Eye Drops

Rain Gear:
Hooded Rain Jackets
Travel Umbrella

Ali's Clothes:
Convertible Button Down Shirt
Fleece Zipper Sweater
Convertible Pants (to Capris)
Convertible Long Skirt (to Dress)
Two T-Shirts
Tank Top
Bathing Suit
Bra
Underwear x 4
Socks x 4
Merryl Light Hiker Sneakers
Chaco Sandals
Yoga Pants/Pajama Bottoms
Jewelry (watch, earrings, necklace)

Ron's Clothes:
Convertible Button Down Shirt
Fleece Zipper Sweater
Convertible Pants (to Capris)
Convertible Shorts (to Swim Trunks)
Extra pair of Shorts
Two T-Shirts
Thermal Underwear
Underwear x 4
Socks x 4
Sneakers
Chaco Sandals
Watch

Asst Documents:
Passport
Drivers Licence
ATM and Credit Cards
Extra Visa Photos
Travelers Business Cards (with our contact info)
Family Photos

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