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a man's round-the-world packing list

At last, here is the long sought after, long awaited packing list for Patrick, written by none other than the originator of this list, Patrick himself.

The dilemma I have is the age old packing dilemma of being able to handle both cold and warm climates. Therefore, all of my pants are convertible and I carry two light-weight long sleeve shirts that can be warn in warm weather when in a pinch. Without further ado, please read on.


That is pretty much the entire thing. Please do let me know what you think and whether your packing list differs.

09/10/2010 13:04
Nice list of travel goods and I totally agree about backpacks - most likely you don't need BACKpack, you need just bag even you are "backpacking" :) Here are my thoughts about it:
09/10/2010 15:04
Have you guys used your silk sleep sacks? Ours haven't even left the original packing :) We LOVED the pack it cubes, the best way to pack a backpack!
09/10/2010 21:41
I love the idea of rabid sandals.
09/12/2010 11:34
Vi: thanks for the link. I definitely agree!

Manali and Terry: Akila has used it a few times in Southeast Asia when we stayed at cheap places and the sheets are pretty dingy. Otherwise, I agree, it is a pretty useless piece of gear.
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09/13/2010 12:28
I love ice breaker stuff, I just wish they did more colours though. Dark colours like black get very hot very quickly when you're somewhere sunny and completely negates any benefits they have, would happily get rid al most of my clothing to be replaced with it if it wasn't for that issue!
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05/27/2011 09:31
AdventureRob, I totally agree. It did not take long for us to get hot when we were hiking Fox Glacier in New Zealand.
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07/18/2015 07:39
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A man loves adventures, especially if he has the opportunity to travel around the world. Of course, a local trip by sea is also exacting. But be sure to have a boat well equipped with the best marine hardware is important to have a smooth trip.
08/09/2015 03:31
There are so many outdoor activities to do, in your country or worldwide. But not everyone is willing to experiment, there are people who like a certain activity and they don't want to try new things. For instance, someone who adores sailing a boat will do this activity very often. Because he will find the best discount marine parts he can travel many miles and repair his boat whenever is necessary.
08/17/2015 05:53
A man who travels often should also have some accurate information about the greatest hotel to be accommodated, restaurants to eat, museums and parks to visit and so on. For instance, not many people know about the amazing offers at the Beavers Bend cabin rentals. Who wouldn't like to stay a few days deep in the Kiamichi wilderness, surrounded by towering pines and enormous hardwoods?
09/08/2015 01:40
Thank you for this detailed list. Many people are concerned to find the best online travel packages, that they forget what it is essential for the holiday, to have a safe and enjoyable vacation. Women will take more with them, like makeup products and clothing items and accessories, but, even so, their baggage should be as small as possible.

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