Travel Gear

As part of putting off actually writing about the trip, a task which still seems far too monumental to be attacked successfully, I’m going extoll some of the great gear which I really appreciated during this trip.

First is luggage.  You can’t really travel without carrying something with you.

I used my Tom Bihn Id laptop bag (which I still totally adore), with the laptop sleeve removed (I went sans-internet) as my books/snacks/passport/etc… bag.  It was light and roomy, with easy access pockets for tickets, and secure zippered pockets for wallets and keys.

I recently bought a carry-on sized rolling suitcase.  […]

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I spent a week in the South of France with my wife and her family.  It was amazing!  I haven’t posted about it yet, because it’s hard to figure out what to say.  It was an amazing week, full of cool experiences to relate.  Way too much to put into a single blog post.

Here’s a high-level rundown of the timeline:

Friday:  Fly from Seattle to Paris

Saturday: Land in Paris; Fly to Nice; Go to Villa in La Napoule; Be jet-lagged

Sunday: Drive to Monaco; Walk around; See Top Marques Monaco Supercar Show

Monday: Drive to Bandol wine […]

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