| No doubt: It is
impossible to figure exactly what to bring. I have no doubt we
will be able to obtain a lot of stuff while we are in Namibia.
Never the less; it would be convenient to bring it along from
the start, avoiding to be forced to drive into town. On the
other hand; I would hate to be caring stuff around or even loos
it in a airport, which I eventually never had any use for in the
This is in
extreme contrast with the usual 2-3 kilos of luggage I normally
bring for a month in a warm country. But this time we will be
self containing, and camping and cooking gear is essential.
Further more; the usual daily washing of cloths is not possible
in the dessert. That causes for some spare T-shirts!
The lists below contains what I
decided to bring from home. First stop in Namibia (besides from
a ATM) should be cooking gas and
alike, and a food store to get fresh fruit, dried and canned
food and alike. The stuff marked with red
was not necessarily after all.
|Heavy pans for protection in i. e. acacia
||3 cameras (because I have) Ixus
|10 T-shirts, underwear, socks
||Plenty of rechargeable batteries
|Light pans and shorts
||Plenty of memory!!!
|Wide hat for sun protection
||Asus 900 eee computer
|Tongs and heavy boots
||Charger for 12V and one for 230V
|Small bag for excursions
||12V to 230V converter.
|Bag for flight
||Cellar phone and charger
- just to be safe
|Bag for daily organising
||HP Palm PC with GPS and charger - just to
||Extension core for 12V
|Small igloo tent
||Soil and climate testing gear (humid,
|Light sleeping bag
|Thick air-mattress for comfort
||Knife for slaughtering nosy lions
||Plate, fork, spoon, knife
|Lonely Planet guide
||Bags to get organised in.
|Record for tests