Everything I Own

 

Above: Video of me packing all my stuff before leaving Chennai in October, 2012.

This is a complete list of my material possessions, as of March 19, 2014.

Note that there are some affiliate links in the list below (noted with a *), but only for products I use and highly recommend. I ask that you only buy items I recommend if you have a clear need for them. A percentage of the sale price will go towards supporting my writing.

Clothing, Footwear & Accessories

  1. Patagonia Boaris A/C boots (brown/green)
  2. Brooks Ozone 2 running shoes (white/blue)
  3. Olonza flip flops (green)
  4. Champion jacket (black/grey)
  5. Diesel jeans (light blue)
  6. Diesel jeans (dark blue)
  7. Aiiz Sport shorts (white/grey)
  8. Malta sports shorts (blue/white)
  9. Suvari long-sleeve shirt (black)
  10. Colombia long-sleeve thermal shirt (black)
  11. Aiiz short-sleeve shirt (blue/white)
  12. Parkour t-shirt (black)
  13. Aiiz golf shirt (blue/black)
  14. Zara t-shirt (black)
  15. U2 Men’s t-shirt (black)
  16. U2 Men’s t-shirt (black)
  17. Krav Maga t-shirt (red)
  18. World Domination t-shirt (green)
  19. Machu Picchu t-shirt (black)
  20. Nepal Bungee t-shirt, with sleeves cut off (green)
  21. Sports vest (blue/navy)
  22. Hush Puppies undershirt (black)
  23. 4 pairs of socks (2 sports, 2 dress)
  24. ExOfficio Give-N-Go Boxer Briefs* (3 pairs)
  25. 2 pairs of light gloves
  26. Wooly scarf
  27. Wooly hat
  28. Low Alpine trekking hat
  29. Sunglasses
  30. Canvas belt (black)
  31. Rain poncho

Electronics & Accessories

  1. MacBook Air 13” with charger (plus receipt and documentation)
  2. iPhone 5 with charger
  3. Amazon Kindle* with case and charger
  4. GoPro Hero 2 camera with cable and attachments/fixtures (plus documentation)
  5. Apple headphones
  6. 1TB WD external hard drive and cable
  7. 2GB Kingston memory card
  8. 512MB SunDisk memory card
  9. 2 GB USB key
  10. DVD: Total Immersion – Perpetual Motion Freestyle In 10 Lessons
  11. Canon Powershot SD1000 camera and charger*
  12. iPhone 3G
  13. GorillaPod tripod
  14. Kensington laptop lock

Bags & Containers

  1. Deuter Futura 42-liter backpack*
  2. Samsonite Luxemburgo 33-liter backpack
  3. STM laptop carry bag
  4. Toiletries bag
  5. Canvas grocery bag
  6. 9 plastic bags (various sizes, mostly for keeping things separated/organized)
  7. 3 waterproof sleeves for papers and electronics (like these*)
  8. Laundry bag
  9. After Eight tin
  10. Small tupperwear container
  11. Plastic bottle

Books, Papers & Stationary

  1. 3 notepads
  2. 3 markers
  3. 2 pens
  4. Pencil
  5. Book: AA Spanish Phrasebook
  6. Book: Sybex Spanish Language Guide
  7. Manual: Emergency First Response
  8. A dozen A4 print outs (passport copies, cargo ship documentation, copywriting
  9. examples, swimming notes, copy of driver’s license)
  10. A4 envelope
  11. A4 folder
  12. Super glue
  13. 3 rolls of sticky tape (various kinds)
  14. Family crest bookmark

Keepsakes

  1. Cards from Loren
  2. Letter from Niraj
  3. Letter from Dad
  4. Remembrance card
  5. Nepali necklace from Niraj
  6. Little Buddha from Manish
  7. Small stuffed rabbit from Reka

Toiletries

  1. Small blue hand towel
  2. MSR Packtowl Original travel towel (medium size)*
  3. Plasters/band-aids
  4. Nail scissors
  5. Nail clippers
  6. Tweezers
  7. Deodorant
  8. Toothpaste
  9. Sunscreen
  10. Disposable razors
  11. 2 toothbrushes
  12. Soap
  13. Tissues
  14. Dental floss
  15. Lube
  16. Hairpin
  17. Condoms

Exercise Equipment & Accessories

  1. Belkin iPhone sports armband
  2. Reebok stretch rope
  3. Swimming goggles
  4. Nike mouthguard
  5. Reebok gym gloves
  6. Valeo weights belt

Drugs

  1. Vitamin D3 pills
  2. Centrum multivitamin pills

Miscellaneous

  1. Money clip with cards and cash
  2. Second (decoy) money clip with cards
  3. Rubber bands
  4. Safety pin
  5. Rick Steves Travel Gear Clothesline*
  6. Lighter
  7. Bliss padlock and key
  8. iMota padlock and keys
  9. Passport photos
  10. Earplugs
  11. Old passport
  12. Current passport
  13. Yellow vaccination book
  14. Driver’s license
  15. Handful of small bills and coins in various currencies
  16. Playing cards
  17. Cable ties
  18. Penknife
  19. Small umbrella
  20. Irish flag

Above: Video of me displaying all my possessions before I left Spain in August, 2011.

Above: All my possessions laid out before I left Cork on April 28th, 2011. Apart from the bed of course, and except for my camera. Oh, and yes, I was neked when I snapped this pic ; -)

Above: Me and everything I own. December 1, 2010. New Orleans International Airport.

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