Coming from a girl who has been known on occasion to pack two pairs of almost identical black heels for a vacation because I “didn’t know which would look better” I chose to look at packing for Uganda as a challenge… Tetris of sorts.
Step one: Throw everything you want to take on the trip on the floor of your room…
Step two: try everything on… Make sure it is Uganda suitable.
Step three: Divide everything up by category (shirts with shirts and so on)
Step four: Pull out any duplicates… No Kira you really don’t need three identical blue crew neck shirts
Step five: Put back half of the things that are thrown on the floor… Seriously. Just put it back.
Step six: Space bags are your friend.
Step seven: Dust off those tetris skills and pack everything in the suitcase. REMEMBER to wrap up anything that can spill… Remember Murphy’s law, it will spill.
Step eight: Sit on the suitcase to zip everything up.
Step nine: …Wait we have to pack a tri-pod?
Step ten: Start over again.
Whew. Pictures to come when I can find my camera cord in the clutter… oops