Posted by: tinyoliphant | December 20, 2010

Packing

At this moment, exactly three weeks from now, I will be somewhere over the Pacific Ocean. I will have been done with all law school and scholarship applications, my work will be finished, all loss ends tied up, and I will be on my way to starting my Grand Adventure. I absolutely cannot wait.

Tentative Itinerary: Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Burma, Thailand, India, Turkey, Egypt, Morocco.

Tentative Timeline: January 9th – May 15th, 2011

Tentative Packing List:
1 65-liter backpack
2 pairs travel pants, one convertible into capri shorts
1 pair running shorts
1 mosquito-repellent long-sleeve shirt
1 long-sleeve base-layer shirt
1 pair hideous travel sandals
1 pair flip-flops
1 light rain jacket
3 t-shirts, in yellow, purple, and green
1 thin purple cardigan
1 beige tank top
2 camisoles, in dark green and off-white
1 black short-sleeve polo shirt
1 swimsuit
Several pairs of quick-dry underwear
1 extra-large quick-dry towel
1 small Leatherman multi-tool
1 small quick-dry face towel
Various toiletries (shampoo, face wash, toothbrush, contact lens solution, etc.)
Several packs of baby wipes
5 months worth of contact lenses
1 pair of glasses
1 pair of sunglasses
2 retainers (top and bottom)
1 travel-size hair dryer, with convertible voltage
1 Moleskine planner/diary
1 digital camera (+ memory cards, battery, battery charger, cord)
1 iPod Touch (+ charger)
1 unlocked cell phone (+ charger; SIM cards will be bought while traveling)
First aid kit and various medications
Several plastic bags and Zip-Lock bags
1 money belt to be worn under clothes
2 wallets: on real one and one fake one in chase of mugging
1 inflatable neck pillow
1 silk sleeping bag liner

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