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Before departing….

Posted: February 11, 2012 in Before the trip I am on the 11th February..the date that seemed so far away back in May when I booked this trip.

I am all packed…and miraculously i fit in a 65l backpack and another 9l ‘handbag’. The backpack is 17kg…more or less what I planned:)

Contains the following items:

-1 pair of jeans

-1 pair of waterproof trousers

-1 pair of shorts

-1 pair of light trousers

– 3 skirts

-5 tops

-2 cardigans

-1 fleece jumper

-1 fleece waistcoat

-1 pair of adjustable trousers (can be zipped off so it turns into shorts)

-underwear (enough for 2 weeks)

-1 bikini

-1 jumpsuit

-1 summer dress

-running kit

– universal tap (to be able to wash)


– medicines against everything starting from diarrhoea (4 levels), flu, malaria, etc

– hygienic items

– 2 travel towels

– 2 pairs of flat shoes, 1 flipflop, 1 pair of walking boots and running shoes

-Pacsafe anti-theft equipment

-waste belt

-1 water camera, 1 compact camera, 1 dslr with 2 lenses (fix 50 and 18-200)

-1 laptop

-documents (few copies of passport, insurance, tickets)

-diaries, books

-and my little ram: Peter


Have a sneak preview on what I’m going to wear for a year…..FASHION IS OFFICIALLY OVER!:P


See you guys soooooooooon!! Have to rush off to the airport now.


Last minute…ALWAYS!