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THINGS TO TAKE  (Suggestions from a seasoned traveler)

Listed here are a few necessities that you may want to take with you. Pack lightly to prevent any difficulties with lifting your bags.  Always take half the amount of things you think you will need.

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1) Sun Glasses (basic type with UV protection)
 2) Wristwatch (inexpensive with alarm - readable at night)
 3) Earplugs
 4) Fanny Pack, Wallet
 5) Umbrella (small beach type - buy in México)
 6) Snorkeling Gear/Lens anti-fog spray
 7) Spanish Phrase Book/Dictionary/Translator Calculator
 8) Playing Cards/Games
 9) Small Light-weight Binoculars
 10) Flashlight (miniature key-chain or small LED type)
 11) Light Cord (4 or 5 meters, for clothesline)
 12) Camera, SD cards or Film (small, lightweight pocket type)
 13) Small Padlocks (to lock your backpack/bags)
 14) Pocket Book Novel, or Kobo/Kindle reader or Smartphone app (download books at home)
 15) Bottle opener (no twist tops in Mexico)
 16) Pen & Notepad (miniature ring type)
 17) Money Belt (to carry passport, tourist visa, airline tickets, etc.)
 18) Pocket Knife (must be in checked luggage)
 19) Handkerchief or Bandanna
 20) Zip-lock Bags (for storage containers)

Toiletries/Personal Grooming

1) Hairbrush/Comb
2) Shampoo
3) Nail Clipper/Tweezers
4) Toothbrush/Paste/Floss
5) Bar of Hand Soap (in plastic container)
6) Eyeglass Cleaner (small spray bottle)
7) Shaving Gear/Electric Razor
8) Small Hand Mirror
9) Deodorant
10) Small Hand Towel/Wash Cloth
11) Gender specific items

Health/Medicine

1) Band Aids
2) Sun block (Suntan Oil) SPF 15/30
3) Insect Repellent (25% Deet, tube type "OFF")
4) Headache Medicine (Aspirin, etc)
5) Q-Tips/Cotton Swabs
6) Hand lotion (small tube)
7) Lip Balm (chap stick)
8) Antacid, Pepto Bismol Tablets/Imodium
9) Antibiotic Ointment like Polysporin (for cuts and scrapes)
10) Contraceptives
11) Doctors Prescriptions/Drugs/Medications (in original containers)

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