What equipment?

Hi, I am heading off travelling downunder after X-mas and would like to get some advice on what the bare essentials I should be packing into my backpack are? Apart from shorts and sun tan lotion I am at a loss???

Posted By Alex Barder on Monday 29th October 2007 @ 20:57:08

Updated : Saturday 15th March 2008 @ 22:07:46 | Words : 41 | Views : 3330 | Comments : 3


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Insect repelent, if you are going to the tropics make sure you close doors and windows half hour before sundown as the sand flies will drive you crazy, if you do get covered in bites dont scratch just have a cold shower and you will be ok. If you scratch you will have red spots for 2 weeks.

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Posted By Robert Corry on Saturday 15th March 2008 @ 22:07:46


sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, mobile phone, swimmers, small towel, a small torch, a pocket knife with screwdriver etc and of course a camera.

Hope that helps you.

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Posted By ben on Wednesday 5th March 2008 @ 16:52:59


Make sure you pack a good pair of sunnies and I always find those lightweight travel towels that dry almost instantly are a great idea instead of luggung around a traditional bulky towel that tend to take ages to dry and a pain to wash.

Posted By Jason on Monday 28th January 2008 @ 22:44:29

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