This Bangkok trip for my wife Catherine Oon and I came unexpectedly when my son Ching Jin Wei who works in Western Digital Malaysia as Asia R & D SPW Engineering engineer was requested to assist the Bangkok plant for 2 weeks that was badly affected by the worst flood in 2011. Jin Wei insisted that we should visit him in Bangkok and stay with him in the resort. And why not with free 5star lodge; we immediately accepted his request this time and I decided to give my spouse the experience of traveling by train from Butterworth. We missed the three month trip to USA in March 2011 when he was despatched to Saint Jose California for brand new challenge coaching which coincides with my China backpacking trip.
A debit card is the most handy option to withdraw cash when backpacking. Be sure you know the fees for withdrawing, though; it might be a good idea to shop around and discover the cardboard that provides the lowest international withdrawal charges. A credit card can also be a good suggestion for emergencies only – I maintain one separate from my important pockets.
In backpacking, it’s not advisable to bring big and heavy luggage. A backpack is the only factor that you simply need. It ought to be of top of the range, sturdy and lengthy-lasting. It needs to be large enough to accommodate all of the things that you want throughout your trip. It’s best to carry with you snug pieces of clothes, first assist package, cooking gear, food and water and a few electronic gadgets.
For those who want a bigger flame, then a single burner transportable backpack stove is not probably the best choice for you. You will want one with not less than a twin burner setup, if not three. These systems are great, however they’re far much less transportable. Double burner camp stoves are finest suited to someone who’s tenting with a automobile, as a result of they will take up much more space in your pack.
Although a whistle is a necessary piece of any hiker’s equipment, it is particularly important for a solo hiker. Hold a whistle on you at ALL times, just in case you are separated from your pack. You’ll be surprised how far the shrill sound of a rescue whistle travels. In the event you need assistance just blow your whistle three times each few minutes. Pay attention for the reply, which is 2 whistle blasts.