WTI Packing List

  • aloe // only had a need in Greece but still never used it

  • aleve

  • band-aids

  • bathing suit

  • big resistance band // for a little exercise on the road

  • blackberry, charger and adapters // to get data coverage everywhere

  • books (2)

  • bottle opener/corkscrew

  • chapstick (2) // essential

  • Ciprofloxacin // clears gastro-intestinal problems & bacterial infections

  • clear make-up bags // for keeping toiletries and electronic accessories together/dry

  • clothing line // didn't use because I always found something to hang things on

  • cold meds // NyQuil, DayQuil, the works

  • comb or brush

  • comfy bra // somewhere in between Sporty and Posh Spice

  • credit and debit cards

  • driver's license // the passport was enough

  • Nikon D50 SLR with charger and back-up battery

  • day bag // Jansport matching luggage combo so I'm super cool

  • deodorant

  • doxycycline // as malaria back-up but just kept covered and sprayed instead

  • duct tape // always useful somehow

  • earplugs // the foamy kind

  • fleece and rain jacket

  • floss

  • hair things and bobby pins

  • head lamp

  • headphones (2)

  • iPod, camera connector, charger, and cord

  • journals // (1) for quick notes, (1) for budget notes, both small

  • lady things. If curious, e-mail me.

  • laundry bag (mesh)

  • lens cleaner spray and cloth

  • long sleeved shirt (1)

  • melatonin // absolute essential for good sleep

  • memory stick

  • minimal make-up

  • mosquito repellent // Off brand orange with 25% deet from home

  • nail clippers

  • nalgene

  • pants - (1) // pair black/comfy and (1) fisherman pants for bloody hot temps

  • pens (lots)

  • pepto bismol tablets // seriously good in India

  • playing cards

  • purell or wipes // little extreme but important at key times

  • Q-tips // 79 for 79 days

  • razor and refills

  • retainers for stress-induced lock jaw

  • sandals

  • sarong

  • scarf // functions as towel and cover-up for bathing suit

  • scrub brush and detergent a.k.a. an old toothbrush and shampoo

  • sewing kit

  • shirts (2) // for Dallas and rest purchased along the way

  • shorts // boardshorts aren’t the cutest but useful

  • sleep sheet

  • small camera and charger

  • smart wool socks

  • soap/shampoo/conditioner // small bottles with shampoo working as hair, face, body soap & detergent

  • sports bras (2)

  • sunglasses // first choice: missing RayBans; second choice: $2 throw-aways

  • sunscreen

  • swiss army knife

  • toothpaste/brush

  • trekking shoes

  • tweezers

  • underwear (5)

  • USB SD card reader

  • USD in many denominations (mainly 10s and 50s)