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YAPL - Yet Another Packing List
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Hi. If people have the time, I was hoping they would critique my packing list. This is for 11 weeks: from the end of May to middle of August in Europe (North to South). This includes stuff I am wearing. As a side note, I’m putting all this stuff in a 4000 cubic inch internal frame backpack.

..<item>.. means I’m not sure about bringing it.

Thanks for your help!

Clothes: 2 Khaki Pants, 1 Zip-Off Nylon Pants/Shorts, Swim Trunks, Dress Shirt, Long Sleeve Shirt, 2 T-Shirts, 1 Polo Shirt, 5 pairs underwear and socks, ?? Pair of Shorts (for sleeping) ??

Outerwear: Windbreaker/Waterproof Hooded Jacket, Polartec 200 Fleece Jacket

Footwear: ‘All Terrain’ running shoes, cheap flip flops for shower

Hygiene: First Aid Kit (vitamins, moleskin, neosporin, bandaids, cold caps, tylenol), Thread and Needle, 8oz bottles of shampoo, 8oz bottle of moisturizer/sunscreen, Bar of Soap, Deodorant, Toothpaste/toothbrush, Comb, 25 packs of Travel Woolite (3 day laundry cycle), Universal Sink Stopper, Travel Laundry Line, Washcloth, Small Thin Cotton Towel, Razor, Chapstick, Hand Sanitizer, Insect Repellent

Food: 1 liter water bottle, ?? spoon ??, ?? fork ??, ?? bowl ??, ?? coffee tin as plate ??

Papers: Money Belt, Eurail Pass, ISIC, Passport, Driver’s License, ATM card, credit card, 3 $100 Traveler’s Cheques (for emergencies), Calling Card, Medical Insurance Card, ?? HI / Hostels of Europe Card ??

Entertainment: Guide Book, Reading Book, Journal, Pen, Glue Stick, Point and Shoot Camera, 12 rolls of 36 exposure film, Deck of Cards, ?? AM/FM Walkman with two 90 minute Mix Tapes ??

Misc: Daypack, Watch with Alarm, ?? Floppy Hat or Baseball Cap ??, ?? Backpack Rain Cover ??, Sunglasses, Earplugs, Small Flashlight, Swiss Army Knife, ?? Fleece Sleeping Bag (weighs about 1 llb – don’t want to pay for a silk sleep sack) ??, Pillowcase, Combo Lock – for Lockers, Several Pack Locks, Extra Ziplocs/Twisty-Ties/Rubber Bands/Paper Clips/String/Safety Pins (for strange circumstances), Thin Bike Cable, ?? Poncho ??

[This message has been edited by D. Tricky (edited 24 April 2001).]

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