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As you are packing, we recommend you pick up a copy of The Empty Carousel to read.
It will give you sound advice for traveling with bags.


** Again this list is just a recommendation and it is always best to check with your guide**

• 3 long sleeve cotton shirts - Men's Shirts
• 2 short sleeve cotton shirts (optional) - Men's Shirts
• 3 cotton T shirts for layering - Men's Tshirts
• 3 pair of cotton pants - Men's Pants
• Shorts (optional) - Men's Shorts
• Packable broad brimmed hat - Headwear
• Always take a cap - Caps 
• Cotton underpants - Men's Underwear - always cotton so hot ironing will kill
   potential parasites   
• Pair boots - comfortable and broken in with soft sole
• Extra pair of boot laces
• Pair tennis shoes - in a neutral color for travel and camp
• 4 pair quality socks - Footwear
• Ankle gaiters - Gaiters  - to keep out bugs / thorns     
• 1 cotton sweat suit - for comfort in camp or extra warmth
• Neck gaiter or bandana - Neck Gaiter
• Pair thin leather gloves - for warmth and protection from thorns, if hunting, you may want
   to cut the trigger finger off your glove
• Lightweight but warm jacket - Men's Jackets
• Pajamas

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• Binoculars: take quality binoculars that are small enough so that you will always have them
   with you (example 8x30 Zeiss) - Don't forget your Long Grass Binocular Strap!
• 2 cameras: take one and a back-up, as well as extra film or extra digital memory cards
• Battery charger
     - for your camcorder/camera
     - cell phone
• Backup battery for your camcorder/camera - in case the first fails
• Compass and maps or GPS - It is always good to know where you are.
• Cell phone and instructions for use in the country you will be visiting
     - you should call your carrier prior to leaving on your trip for detailed instructions and to
       make sure they enable your phone for international service)
• Pocket knife or Leatherman type tool (due to airline restrictions make sure you do not carry
   these items on board)
• Lens cleaning pen (like the one from Leupold) or cleaning kit for scopes, binoculars and camera
• Flashlight- small but powerful (see the Surefire and Streamlight products)
• Duct tape, safety pins, matches etc.

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Balance the amount of medical gear you take to the remoteness of your location. Anything you leave
behind after your trip will be appreciated.

• Prescription medicines - pack in two places (in their original packages with the pharmacy label showing
   your name and the prescribing Dr)
• Anti-malaria medication - your travel Doctor will prescribe this for you
• Long Grass World Travel Med Kit or an equivalent all inclusive kit - Medical Kits
     - Scissors, bandage
     - Splinter picker / tick remover forceps
     - Thermometer, single use
     - Acetaminophen
     - Antacid
     - Antihistamine
     - Ceralyte rehydration mix
     - Cold medicine
     - Diamode
     - Diotame
     - Ibuprofen
     - Safety pins
     - Accident report form
     - pencil
• Water purification filter or tablets- if you are not sure about the water
Deet too keep as many bugs off as possible
• Sunscreen
     - we recommend you take smaller tubes or bottles of sunscreen rather than one large one so you
        can pop it in your daypack without too much weight or bulk
• Chapstick
• Eye drops
• Anti-diarrhea pills
Dental Repair Kit
• Travel Kleenex
• Individual Wet wipes

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• itinerary
• passport
• airline tickets
• shot records
• insurance information for trip
• insurance information for MedJet Assist
• driver's license
• credit card
• contract
• Customs form 4457 for firearms
• cash and travelers checks with receipts
• taxidermy information
• pictures of luggage and rifles, inventory of luggage contents
• maps of country visited and your hunting area
• extra copies of all your paperwork packed in a separate luggage
• extra copy of all paperwork left at home with a family member or attorney

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