C O R E  D U D S
trousers (consider cargo w/handy pockets)
shorts (in summer/warmer climes)
three shirts (long/short sleeve mix depending on time 'o year)
dark (dirt-defying) skirt
two bras: regular, sports
four pair underwear
swimsuit
fleece
hat/visor
socks
walking shoes or boots
sandals (for summer)
lightweight rain poncho
T A K I N G  C A R E
eyeglasses/contacts
(& case, solution, prescrip)
sunglasses
tampons/pads
sun block (15+) and lip balm
prescription drugs in labeled plastic bottles & generic names, copies of your prescriptions
toothbrush/toothpaste
antihistamine
aspirin (general pain), ibuprofen (cramps)
toilet paper
biodegradable anti-bacterial soap or wipes
lomotil or other anti-diarrhea drug
contraceptive of choice/ condoms
small tube anti-biotic/analgesic ointment
moleskin, bandages, tweezers
shampoo
deodorant
hairbrush/comb
small washcloth, towel
health insurance info
small bottle detergent/packet of powder
M I S C .  E S S E N T I A L S
combination locks for luggage
small flashlight or headlamp and extra batteries
daypack
Swiss army knife or Leatherman
lots o' small/medium ziplocks
water bottle
watch/tiny alarm clock
address book/Palm Pilot/single sheet of important addresses
passport
airline/train/ferry tix
ATM card
drivers license or other ID
calling card
security wallet to wear under clothing
pens, notebook
photocopies of passport, credit & phone cards, plane/train/ferry tix (leave a copy at home too)
"sleep sheet" or blanket (for those bring-your-own-bedding spots)
 
S O U L   G O O D S
camera & extra film, batteries
pictures of your homeys (bring copies only)
small charm/toy/talisman
 
N I C E  T O  H A V E
inflatable travel pillow
candles
earplugs
sewing kit
carabiner (great for hanging wet/dirty stuff off your pack)
bandana
Walkman, MP3 player (for those long rides)
 

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