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Old 04-16-2006, 10:01 PM   #1
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What things did you not take on your trip and then said:''f*** why didnt i?''
...what am i gonna need and most likely forget to take?? plz help im packing as we speak in May il be heading for a 2 month stay in europe, i got my pack, i got my clothes..help me out guys we the other stuff i need to pack!! thx so much..
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Mmm.... I'm thinking tape, the thick kind... it can temporarly fix anything, from your back pack to a rip in your pants, if your sandals suddelny break while hiking...

I dunno... it's just a thought...
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Make sure you have all your personal hygine items. i'm the worst when it comes to remembering my contact case or something little like that. also, when you go from place to place, double check that you have everything. i think i forgot my shampoo at 3 different hostels when i went to europe.
but that could just be because i was rushing to get out in a hungover stupor trying to check out before the hostel charged extra. don't be like the drunks! we end up paying for it in lost socks and forgotten soaps.
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I was mentally packing months in advance and then physically, a few weeks in advance. Damned if I forgot something!!

On the other hand, in Ireland, we did wish we would have brought a tealight or two. But we didn't forget.
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I accidently left my flannel in the first hostel I stayed at in Eastern Europe, it then took me 2 weeks to find somewhere to buy a new one from!!
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Travelpunk.com on the main page has some really good things to remember. I found myself finsihing i didnt brign somethings. I packed a couple things that i didnt need like a couple extra shrits.
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a shoe...musta fallen out of my bag.... and then I thought I just lost it so I threw out the other one I really liked those shoes too,...
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