The End of the Road: By the Numbers

Lila and I have been home for just about a month now. Setting up house, buying cars, paying bills, and visiting with family and friends. Getting back into this so-called “real life” has been taking up most of our time, so there has been little time to work on finishing up our blog. How do we summarize our thoughts about a whirlwind trip that took us through 22 countries in thirteen and a half months? What did we learn about ...

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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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