This is not the great philosophical debate of our time, however there are those who say carrying around a camera at all times ready to snap a picture takes away from the experience.
I bought the Oru Kayak because A.) I don’t have a lot of space/garage, B.) I tend to go on long roadtrips and sleep in my car
after several years of travel I still haven’t found myself, or whatever that entails. But that’s ok, I’ll keep looking.
There are a lot of items you do not need to bring while traveling/backpacking and these are some of them. If you aren’t carrying things on your back constantly for 15 miles at a time these items are useful for long term travel.
I have done a lot of traveling and backpacking, these are the things I need.
Preparing for international travel can be overwhelming at times: So much to figure out, so many things to buy, so much anxiety to overcome.