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Preparations for Vietnam Trip Feb. 2008

A lot of work goes into a trip prior to getting on the plane. Here are "some" of the preparations for a 3 week trip to Vietnam.

Browse and enjoy '-))) Gary

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It was the night before,,,  and not a creature was stirring not even a  / well just me... ironing my clothes for Vietnam '-)))
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It was the night before,,, and not …
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Ironing my clothes and getting ready for Vietnam Trip Feb. 2008
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Ironing my clothes and getting ready…
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Packing Details
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Packing Details
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This product is a water repellent that I spray on my outer wear and backpacks to protect from rain and moisture.
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This product is a water repellent th…
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Repel is used as a spray on outer clothes to reduce exposure to ticks / fleas / mosquitoes and other parasites.
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Repel is used as a spray on outer cl…
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Repel and Repel / protect from moisture and little creatures.
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Repel and Repel / protect from moist…
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This time I am trying the roll up method of packing, suggested by Erin!!!  Thanks Erin,,,  so far so good!!!
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This time I am trying the roll up me…
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All the stuff fits into Eagle Creek Cubes!  Different colors for easy  pickings.
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All the stuff fits into Eagle Creek …
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My main Eagle Creek Backpack.  Used on every trip since I bought it in 1998 for my first Europe Trip.
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My main Eagle Creek Backpack. Used …
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Toothbrushes!!!  Like I did for my Peru / Ecuador trip 8-07 I will be spreading the smile!  Giving away 100 toothbrushes to kids and new friends.
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Toothbrushes!!! Like I did for my P…
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100 Toothbrushes!!!  Like I did for my Peru / Ecuador trip 8-07 I will be spreading the smile!  Giving away 100 toothbrushes to kids and new friends.
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100 Toothbrushes!!! Like I did for …
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This time I had my website www.GaryGS1.com imprinted, so that my new friends can find their photos in my Fotki!!!
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This time I had my website www.GaryG…
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I will also be giving out 100 Smile Pens!!!  Gotta keep the Smile going!!!
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I will also be giving out 100 Smile …
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I will be taking 100 pens with me to give out to kids and new friends!!!
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I will be taking 100 pens with me to…
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Getting Packed for Vietnam!!!
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Getting Packed for Vietnam!!!
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Greetings!!!  Countdown to Vietnam '-)))
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Greetings!!! Countdown to Vietnam '…
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Packing Cubes and my Fujitsu Laptop!!!
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Packing Cubes and my Fujitsu Laptop!…
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My Fujitsu Laptop is a really good size.
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My Fujitsu Laptop is a really good s…
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My Fujitsu Laptop has media card slots and a CD burner and is about 4 years old.
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My Fujitsu Laptop has media card slo…
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Fujitsu Laptop / not as thin as the new Mac-air but it works for me!!!
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Fujitsu Laptop / not as thin as the …
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I put these  REWARD labels on EVERYTHING!!!
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I put these REWARD labels on EVERYT…
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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh,,, midnight!!!  Break time '-)))
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Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh,,, midnight!…
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Cube Fest...  some of the stuff I am addicted to these days.
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Cube Fest... some of the stuff I am…
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Cubed OUT!!!
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Cubed OUT!!!
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In my Pesticide Shed spraying my clothes down with Permanone for insect and tick repellency.
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In my Pesticide Shed spraying my clo…
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SPRAY Repel... then let dry overnight.
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SPRAY Repel... then let dry overnigh…
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I sprayed my packs outside with the water repellent and let dry in the sun.
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I sprayed my packs outside with the …
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Spray Water Repellent.
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Spray Water Repellent.
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IMG 2478
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Shoe Shine / mom always said not to put your shoes on the table, otherwise you will get company!!!  Sure enough, Erin showed up...gotta remember this trick '-)))
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Shoe Shine / mom always said not to …
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Greetings!!!  Welcome to my Vietnam Prep Shoeshine / my black hiking boots double as dress shoes!
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Greetings!!! Welcome to my Vietnam …
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Shoe Shine Stuff / like in the old days.
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Shoe Shine Stuff / like in the old d…
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Re-arranging the toothbrushes '-)))
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Re-arranging the toothbrushes '-)))
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Re-arranging the pens '-)))
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Re-arranging the pens '-)))
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Pens and Toothbrushes / Toothbrushes and Pens.
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Pens and Toothbrushes / Toothbrushes…
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Spreading the Smile!!!
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Spreading the Smile!!!
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Greetings Up Close!!!  And a Message!!!
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Greetings Up Close!!! And a Message…
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Pens and Toothbrushes,,,  hundreds to give away!!!
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Pens and Toothbrushes,,, hundreds t…
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Dried!!!  Back to packing!!!
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Dried!!! Back to packing!!!
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Here is all the Stuff that goes into my main Eagle Creek Back Pack '-)))
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Here is all the Stuff that goes into…
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Main pack DONE!!!
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Main pack DONE!!!
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Finally, main pack and day bag packed, ready and waiting by the door!!!  I will write from Vietnam!!!  Cheers!!!  Gary
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Finally, main pack and day bag packe…
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