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Going home

The lights are on and we are all getting up. Getting packed before we go for our last Dutch breakfast this year. Then a final meeting and on to the coaches.

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Packing for each days march

In the kit packing tips I mentioned having each days kit in a separate bag.  Even if you don’t pack it separately in your suitcase it is a good idea to split it up on Monday, and put it in … Continue reading

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Kit packing Tips: No 5 – What did I forget?

According to our recent Facebook survey sun cream or after sun lotion are the things that most people forget.  At least you can buy them in Nijmegen! Second on the list is plastic boterhamzakjes, or plastic bags.  If you want … Continue reading

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Kit packing Tips: No 4 – Daysacs

During the march you will need to carry your lunch, water and essentials (maybe in your nice new dry bag) in a daysac of some kind.  You might want a smaller bag than the hand luggage used for the trip … Continue reading

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Kit Packing Tips: No 3 – Boots, shoes, trainers, etc.

Whatever footwear you prefer, make sure you pack both the left and the right! I always wear my marching boots to travel in, thus never forgetting to take them, but not everyone likes to do this. If you do, you … Continue reading

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Kit Packing Tips: No 2 – Each Days Kit

When packing your suitcase you should lay out each days marching kit and pack it into four separate bags.  Clean underwear, socks and t-shirts, and shorts/trousers/skirt/kilt.  This means that each night when you are tired, you only need to get out tomorrows bag … Continue reading

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Kit Packing Tips: No 1 – Dry Bags

This year travelling to RAF Cosford for the Two-Day March the weather was very wet. Just in case I was stuck outside I packed my suitcase using the waterproof bags that I would usually use for camping and the like.  An … Continue reading

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Kit Packing Tips

Everyday this week we will be sharing kit packing tips; feel free to comment if you have something to add! If you are on Facebook please answer the question: “What item are you most likely to forget when packing for … Continue reading

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Getting ready for Nijmegen!

Thinking about starting to pack? Before you reach the dilemma of blue shorts or red, have a really good look at your boots, trainers or walking shoes. If they are damaged or too worn you only have four weeks to … Continue reading

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