Take 2 of packing….

Here we go again….  Time to repack the backpacks after a slight medical setback.


Just under a week till we fly and I figured it was time to get organized again.  So everything came out of the packs and we regrouped and got repacking.

Our list of everything we think we will or might need for the next 53 days away in Egypt, Jordan, Israel and with a quick trip to Paris and London where we will be flying home from.

Things we are bringing….

Babies stuff – 168 diapers, 3 packs of wipes, 2 bags of formula, 8 long sleeve onesies, 8 short sleeve onesies, 10 pants, 2 shorts, 2 sweat shirts, 2 sleep sacks, 6 sleepers, 4 face cloths, 2 sun hats, 2 pairs of socks, 2 swim shirts, 2 apple cheeks swim diapers.

Tyson – 1 swim shorts, 2 pants/zip off to shorts, 1 shorts, 2 long sleeve shirts, 1 sweater, 1 down vest, 1 wind breaker, 6 underwear, 7 pair of socks, 1 set of flip flops, 1 pair shoes, 3 t-shirts, 1 sarong, 1 pair of sunglasses.

Shannon – 1 shorts, 1 pair of pants, 3 capris, 3 long sleeve shirts, 4 short sleeve shirts, 1 tank, 5 pair of socks, 9 underwear, 1 bikini, 1 down vest, 1 wind breaker, 1 set of flip flops, 1 pair of shoes, 1 sarong, 1 pair of sunglasses.

Other – 6 single use laundry detergent packs, 2 Lonely Planet books, sink stopper, 2 baby spoons, fork, knife, spoon, oatmeal baby cereal, 4 baby food pouches, MEC NanoXP 10 L dry bag, 2 headlamps Petzl Zipka Plus2, mini tripod, toilet paper x 2, GoPro Hero 4 silver, GoPro batteries, mounts and charge cords, Canon Powershot SX50 HS, toiletries (toothbrushes, sunscreen, etc).

We have 2 carry-ons which will have 10 diapers, baby wipes, Purell wipes, bottles, formula, a few small toys, receiving blankets, two 500 mL Nalgene water bottles , snacks, camera, GoPro, and of course passports (the most important) and PADI certificates.

And all of this is fit into these with each pack weighing in at 30 lbs.


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5 thoughts on “Take 2 of packing….

  1. Jan

    You are all amazing. And hopefully the plane ride was the most difficult part. You are there. What a wonderful experience. Have a great adventure.


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