Monthly Archives: September 2008

Packs to consider

UPDATE: ended up getting the Deuter Futura Pro 34 — My old backpack is definitely going to be too big for this trip. Here are some potentially good packs: Deuter Futura 32 The North Face Solaris 35 Deuter Futura Zero … Continue reading

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Misc Gear

Looking at gear. -This day pack is so cool. Want to see it in person though. REI Zip Travel Day Pack -A camera strap will be important. I’ve been looking for something that doesn’t say “CANON EOS DIGITAL” in blinking … Continue reading

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Camera backup

Looking into methods of backing up photos. –Portable DVD burner -Portable hard drive -Mini laptop -Internet cafes to burn CD/DVD

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NZ Phone SIMs

Just bought 2 SIM cards for us from this place. My new iPhone is compatable and Jacob has an old flip phone that is as well.

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Packing list

This looked like a good packing list. And this one from Tim Ferriss. And another from Wikihow. This one is from some folks who have been traveling full time for about a year now. Here’s another one from a site … Continue reading

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Sandwich says

We can’t miss Golden Bay in New Zealand. Near it is Abel Tasman. I’m looking at these bus (non) tours. They bring you from point A to B and they are hop-on hop-off, but are for backpackers. Magic is the … Continue reading

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First thoughts and list

Moving this list to a permanent page… We’re starting to get ready – thinking about things like what to pack and what to do ahead of time. My list so far: -traveler’s health insurance (check thorn tree forums) -in December, … Continue reading

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