Category Archives: Packing

Carry On Packing Re-evaluation

When we got back from Dominica, I  mentioned that we were going to re-evaluate our packing as our rollie bags, with dive gear, were getting too heavy. As I unpacked my bag, I made a list of items to look … Continue reading

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Packing for Peru, Bolivia and Chile

We are leaving for Peru, Bolivia and Chile in a couple of days. We are connecting with a Wild Frontiers tour through Bolivia and will travel on our own in Peru and Chile. This trip has been put together rather … Continue reading

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Backcountry Skiing – Packing for the Trip

There are two packing lists on our blog for backcountry skiing, one for day trips and one for what is needed for living in a lodge. This post discusses some points about packing for the lodge. When helicoptering into a backcountry … Continue reading

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Kona Packing – No Rush No Panic

We have been on numerous scuba diving trips in the last two years, so packing for our trip to Kona is routine. Not much thought involved with this type of trip. Print a packing list. Pull down the “dive gear” … Continue reading

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Little Cayman Island – Minimal Clothing – Carry On of Course!

We are getting close to our trip to Little Cayman. It’s a dive trip and we are going with a minimal of day to day clothing. Well mostly. Female vanity is striking again….. slightly. Here is what I am wearing on the … Continue reading

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Packing Starts for our Trip to the Galapagos

Six and a half weeks before we jet off and I get itchy to start packing for our dive trip to the Galapagos. It may be because my time at home is broken up by trips to Lethbridge to care … Continue reading

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Clothing Review for San Salvador

Here are some final thoughts on the clothing that Murray and I took to San Salvador. We each took a warm layer (fleece) for the airplane rides and I took a pair of socks. We both wore the fleeces and … Continue reading

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The Remaining Stuff

I have gone through the packing of clothes, dive gear, First Aid Kit, toiletries and the liquids bags. This last post is about all those other items that we take with us. Once again, the general list is reviewed and … Continue reading

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Liquids Bags for Travelling Carry On

One of the most important aspects of traveling with carry on luggage is the liquids. All liquids must fit into a 1 litre ziploc bag and, individually, must be no bigger than 100 ml. This can be quite a challenge. … Continue reading

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Toiletries for San Salvador, Bahamas

Murray and I use the same list of toiletries for packing. It is always the same, no matter the trip we are taking – scuba diving or touring. We each have our own preferences and do carry our own stuff. … Continue reading

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