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What I'm packing

Posted by somtam2000 on 10/2/2010 at 08:58 admin

Off for a three week trip through northern Laos today and I've done a quick blog post outlining what I'm packing -- thought others may find of use. You can read it here: What I'm packing..

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Posted by swag on 10/2/2010 at 11:54

Hi Somtam, have a great trip look froward to a trip report when you get back. Enjoyed the article and sounds about right. One question I always take about 4 s/s cotton shirts but you go the t-shirt thing. You don't find them a bit claustrphobic. Now if only I could my wife to a:) read this and b:)agree to 35 litre carry on only my life would be bliss. Chances of that happening zero. Being together 20 years and me getting my way zero lol.

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Posted by Sampan on 10/2/2010 at 16:11

Thanks for the post, and have a nice trip!

I will be leaving LP for Nong Khiew tomorrow and planning to stay for a few days and maybe go further up to Muang Khua after that. If that would be on your route and if it would be convenient for you, it would be a pleasure to meet you.


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Posted by somsai on 11/2/2010 at 10:38

I like the lack of sunglasses.

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Posted by somtam2000 on 12/2/2010 at 09:06 admin

@swag Yes cotton is better, lighter and cooler. But the Tshirts all have Travelfish on them -- yes I am the walking billboard! A heavier tshirt does wear better than cotton though -- especially with a pack.

@Sampan, I'm still in Bangkok, head to Laos on Monday (via Chiang Mai) - I'll drop you a line when I enter and see where you are at.

@somsai I really hate speaking to people when I can't see their eyes.

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