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Myanmar and the Maldives – Luggage Woes (a new direction)

Our upcoming trip has been on the back burner for too long and it is time to resume work on our preparations for Myanmar and the Maldives. In the past month I have made a giant step and purchased dive … Continue reading

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It’s snowing and we are packing

It’s snowing here. Murray  shovels 4 times in 2 days. Okay, enough. Time to dream about the 25 C weather in Cozumel and start packing. We find the packing list buried under the piles in the library and pull out … Continue reading

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The Packing Puzzle – The Decision

I ignore the bags and the mess in the library for days. I roll over the pros and cons of the last two options in my head. I keep coming up with the same answer. I discuss everything with Murray … Continue reading

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The Packing Puzzle – Part 2

Test pack Options Three and Four from my last post. Here are the results: Option Three – We pull all Murray’s dive gear out but no clothes, toiletries etc. We have to play to fit four fins into his bag … Continue reading

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The Packing Puzzle

As I mentioned in my last post, I purchased my own BCD and regulators due to frustration with rental gear on our last dive trip. So now I have to figure out how I am going to pack this extra … Continue reading

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And the Bags Weigh……….

We finish packing, cinch up the bags and Murray weighs them. Murray’s bags weigh a total of 28 lbs – 18 lbs for the carry-on and 10 lbs for his “purse”. My bags weigh in at a mere 23 lbs … Continue reading

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My Travel Purse Has Arrived!

I get in the door from my trainer appointment and Murray calls out “Quick, come see what arrived! Open your package!” With shoes and jacket still on, I open the package and there is my new travel purse from CourierWare. … Continue reading

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A Packing Challenge

We have read  that there are tight restrictions on luggage size and weight for some airlines in Africa. If a person has too much luggage, he/she will get charged for an extra seat or for freight. We have also read … Continue reading

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First Pack

We have a busy weekend coming up, so last night we got out the packing list and went through the “diving”, “clothing” and “other stuff” lists and pulled out the items we had not gotten yet. We highlighted in yellow … Continue reading

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Packing for a Quick Trip

I am flying to Abbotstford tomorrow to visit my daughter, who is going to school in Langley. I just finished packing for the two day trip.  Took me about a 1/2 hour. I am ready to go except my purse.  … Continue reading

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