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I'm Glad I Brought ______ With Me Because...

INDONESIA | Friday, 23 July 2010 | Views [810] | Comments [5]

MY SMILE because everyone want to take photos of us ("Hello Mister.  Can i make picture?")

HEADLAMP coz in our jungle guesthouse there is only electricity from 8pm-11pm.

TORCH to stop insects the size of birds slamming in into our faces coz they are making a beeline for our headlamp light.

TREKKING SANDALS for wading thru rivers several times daily (Thanks Dan).

SARONG for when my towel got feral.

THONGS to wear in feral bathrooms.

SLEEPING SHEET & PILLOW CASE for feral beds.

TEA TREE OIL to place under my nose for when u just cant bear 'that' stench any longer.

WATERPROOF CAMERA coz in the jungle everything we own is sopping.

PORTABLE WASHING LINE to hang up wet rupiah.

TOILET PAPER which we have now run out of & u cannot buy it here...

SWISS ARMY KNIFE for cutting the rat bites off the soap.

TWEEZERS for removing the tic from Dave's scrotum.  (Photos available at www.turkeybits.com)

Berni with a bunch of students at the river in Tangkahan.

Berni with a bunch of students at the river in Tangkahan.

Tags: backpack, belongings, bring, indonesia, packing, sumatra, tangkahan

Comments

1

BETTER HURRY UP WE HAVE OUR NEXT TREK IN 1 HR WHOO

  DAVE Jul 23, 2010 3:40 PM

2

IM GLAD I HAVE MY OWN PERSONAL TRANSLATOR WHO THE LOCALS ALL LOVE TO CHAT WITH

  DAVE Jul 23, 2010 3:43 PM

3

Oh my god, that is too funny.

  Chloe Jul 24, 2010 12:25 PM

4

I once had a tic on my yonni, and 4 racing up my thighs trying to get on!!! Nasty stuff. Heat seekers with fangs. Still I think spiders would be worse but thats just me.

  Chris Jul 25, 2010 8:34 PM

5

chloe - i should prob check out that website to see if it actually exists! eek!
chris - u & dave can share your personal stories in more detail once we are home ;) grose.

  adventurers Aug 3, 2010 4:30 PM

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