Packing for a year abroad!

Those of you who know me, will no doubt vouch for the fact that I am probably the worst packer ever. To give you an idea of my downfall, on my first Bronze Duke of Edinburgh expedition (which I should point out was a mere two days and one night), my rucksack included (no exaggeration) five (potentially six) apples (red and green, naturally), a bag (yes, I said a bag..) of satsuma oranges, endless amounts of medical supplies, and a pack of ten batteries for my digital camera, in which I was obviously planning to take hundreds of photos with, and well, I took three. All in all my bag weighed just over three stone, so when it came to packing for my year abroad, I wasn’t quite sure where to begin!

Finding my suitcases out the cellar.. good start!


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