Vaccination Time

Two days until we depart and we just received our last vaccinations. Lila and I both received our last Hep B shot and Lila had to get a Tetanus shot too.

Here’s a list of all of the vaccinations that were necessary for our trip:

  • Yellow Fever
  • Polio (actually still exist in much of the 3rd world)
  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Typhoid
  • Tetanus

We also were provided with an entire bag of drugs that will get us through the trip. Lila and I were each ...

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What Gear?

Who would have thought that we would need all of this to go around the world?

  • Victorinox E-motion 360 Bag (backpack with wheels) – Lila
  • REI Grand Tour Travel Pack – Jeff
  • Single mosquito nets
  • REI Sleeping Sacks
  • TRX Travel Gym
  • Olympus Stylus 1030SW digital camera and three 2-gig XD cards, card reader for Internet cafes (camera goes 33ft underwater without housing!)
  • Sony Reader digital book and travel guides (also plays mp3s!)
  • Solio Solar charger with various cables and attachments
  • Inverter (to charge camera with the Solio)
  • 8-gig SD ...
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