recommended kit list for the amazon

  • A top for each day ( sleeves varying in length)
  • three pairs of light weight trousers
  • 2 pairs of shorts (if your trousers are zip offs you do not need these)
  • 2 thin long sleeve shirts
  • enough underwear for 2 weeks
  • enough thin walking socks for 2 weeks
  • nightwear
  • waterproof clothing
  • 1 fleece
  • Wellington boots
  • flip flops
  • a pair of closed shoes eg. Trainers
  • a sun hat
  • sun glasses
  • a fly net
  • insect repellent
  • sun cream
  • A small light weight towel
  • water bottle/platypus (2 litre capacity)
  • head torch with red light function
  • spare batteries
  • wrist watch with alarm
  • toiletries (must be biodegradable)
  • washing liquid or powder (must be biodegradable)
  • talcum powder or anti-fungal powder
  • note book and pencil (optional)
  • camera (optional)
  • Ipod/ playing cards/ book/ phrase book (optional)
  • binoculars (optional)
  • medical kit

You may be able to rent some of these objects such as binoculars and wellies from the company you are going with.

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About isabellew9873

My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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