How to bear the waiting

Aug 19th, 2011, 05:32 AM
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How to bear the waiting

Planning (and overthinking) has been a wonderful way to pass the time before our safari. Unfortunately, I still have a week to go, and I've run out of stuff on my To Do list. Basically, all I have left is physically putting the clothes inside the duffel bag. Constantly checking this forum only takes up so much time--not counting work, of course

I'd love to hear other ways to still be thinking about the trip and get through the last few days before takeoff. - Elaine
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Aug 19th, 2011, 06:19 AM
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Suggestion: pack that duffle a week in advance or so in case something doesn't fit or you need to make an adjustment. You'll have adequate time then.
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Aug 19th, 2011, 06:40 AM
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Good point. That will allow me to do a weight-check also.
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Aug 19th, 2011, 06:57 AM
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constantly checking other people's travel stories (in same area).. checking youtube for video's.. flickr for photo's.. etc. etc.
I still have 3 weeks before my departure and already doing this hehe...
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Aug 19th, 2011, 07:10 AM
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I hadn't thought about trolling YouTube for videos. Good one!
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Aug 19th, 2011, 07:15 AM
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searching twitter.. search google blogs... other great ways of finding people/stories
watching www.africam.com ...
so much to do .. hehe
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Aug 20th, 2011, 07:42 AM
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Better question is...how do you deal with the obsession to go back after you have fallen in love with the place!!!
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Aug 20th, 2011, 08:23 AM
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I'm with you, Neumann! I am always planning our next visit!
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Aug 22nd, 2011, 10:06 AM
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Don - Read the user manual? You mean actually learn what all the whizbang settings on my camera are for instead of randomly choosing things?

Good idea. Plus, I bought a monopod to hopefully give me more steadiness with the superzoom. So it might be a good idea to make sure I know how far I can push that.

Thanks - Elaine
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