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Come to Hawaii😃

Hawaii Packing List:

  • 5-6 regular t-shirts and tank tops
  • 3-4 pairs of comfortable shorts
  • 1 pair of jeans
  • 2 casual shirts (if you're a guy, bring shirts with collars & button ups)
  • 2-3 bathing suits
  • 2 bathing suit cover-ups
  • 2-3 dresses/skirts (for women)
  • 1 nice outfit for semi-formal outings (women, bring casual dresses/flats/sandals
  • 1-2 pajamas
  • 5 pairs of socks
  • underwear/bras
  • 2 workout outfits

Travel tips:

  • Honolulu Airport (HNL) on Oahu while staying in Hawaii
  • Hawaii Visitors and Convention bureau (808) 923-1811
  • The area code for the state of Hawaii is: 808
  • Useful phone numbers and links
  • Choose from historic hotels, luxury resorts, charming vacation rental, bed and breakfast, hotels and rental condos.
  • Camping permits (State Parks) (808) 587-0300
  • Marriage License & Civil Unions (808) 586-4545
  • Agriculture inspection (808) 852-0566
  • Honolulu International Airport visitors info (808) 836-6413

Opportunities Hawaii presents to us:

  • Nicer weather
  • fresh fruits and vegetables
  • lower crime rates

Obstacles Hawaii presents to us:

  • Trying to figure out how to pronounce Hawaiian street names properly
  • bugs such as cockroaches in houses - no matter how clean it really is
  • Bad rainstorms

3 different ways humans regionalize the earth:

  • continents
  • states
  • oceans

In Hawaii you should visit:

  • for live music you can visit Duke's Canoe Club
  • for a nice dinner you can visit The Royal Hawaiian Center
  • Waikiki Beach Walk for shopping
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Visiting Gobi Deserts

  • You get there by going to Mongolia
  • Once your get there, you will cross the Gobi - you can always cross it on the back of a horse or even a camel!
  • However, most people now book a tour in a jeep or get across by taking an airplane.

Packing for the Gobi Desert:

  • It is best to visit the Gobi desert between the months June & September.
  • The spring and autumn wind gets up to 140 kilometers per hour.
  • If you have chosen to book a tour, it is likely that your tour company will have made travel and hotel reservations. If not, there is always several camps around the Gobi.


  • If you think that your stomach can't handle the local food, it is recommend that you bring:
  • Dried fruit
  • Dried Meat
  • Instant potatoes
  • Cookies
  • Instant soup
  • Powdered Milk
  • Crackers
  • Cereal
  • Vitamins
  • and anything else that you think that you can't live without!
  • Other items you can bring with you are sunscreen, sunglasses and gifts for the nomads that you will be travel with
  • If you decide to camp in one of the many camping areas, make sure that you bring a tent that is made higher-altitudes and temperatures that can be extreme. You should also have with you a type of desalinization unit to clean the water in case you have an emergency. This is important because their lakes are salty and their wells are not easily located.
  • Also, whatever you do, it is very important to make sure you avoid the Mongolian Death Worm!!

3 different ways we regionalize the earth:

  • Oceans
  • Continents
  • states

Obstacles the Gobi Desert presents to humans:

  • If you work in the Gobi Desert, you will have to wear work clothing that is heavy
  • The heavy clothing is important because the cold wind can rip through the clothing
  • They also have tougher new laws

Opportunities the Gobi Desert presents to humans:

  • cozy tourist camps
  • Adults have jobs
  • fun sports

Suggested places to visit:

  • Zanabazar Museum of Fine art
  • Lake Hovsgol National Park
  • Terelj National park

Visiting The Grand Canyon

When is the best time to visit the Grand Canyon?

  • Honestly, there really isn't a bad time to go to the Grand Canyon. Although during Spring Break and Summer it is much busier.
  • The North Rim is closed from mid-October through mid-May because of the weather conditions.
  • If you visit during the month of August, you can visit the Grand Canyon Music Festival. It runs during the three weekends in late August and in early September the festival has music in the Shrine of Ages Amphitheater.
  • If you visit during the month of December you can visit the Mountain Village Holiday. There you will see a parade of lights, many holiday decorations in the downtown area and live entertainment.

Tours Contacts:

  • Grand Canyon Jeep Tours and Safaris (928) 638-5337
  • Grand Canyon Express: (702) 655-6060
  • HeliUSA (702) 736-8787
  • Grand Canyon Tour Company: (702) 655-6060

Park Essentials:

  • If you want to visit The South Rim it is open every day of the year (weather permitting)
  • If you want to visit The North Rim it is open from mid-May through October.
  • Keep in mind that there will be a $25 fee per car/truck or $12 fee per person if walking or on a bike for access for one week at both rims.
  • The Grand Canyon is located in the Mountain Standard Time zone, daylight savings time is not observed.
  • If you want to use your cell phone, please be aware that cell reception can be spotty. There will not be a strong signal anywhere in the park.

Packing List:

  • Make sure if you bring hiking boots - that they are not new ones! It is best to have hiking boots that are broken in. It is suggested that you have boots that are mid weight that have ankle support.
  • Sporty sandals.
  • Lightweight pants - they are used for sun protection and to keep warm during the cooler parts of the day.
  • 1-2 pairs of shorts, ones that are nylon, quick drying are the best
  • Underwear
  • 2 t-shirts - it is suggested to use cotton because it keeps you when the weather is warmer when you are hiking, it is suggested that you use nylon when hiking during the cooler months.
  • 2 pairs of hiking socks.
  • Bathing suit
  • Lightweight jacket to keep you warm. Fleece is considered to be excellent and lightweight.
  • Rain coat that is both lightweight & breathable.
  • Hat with a wide brim
  • sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • You must carry three liters of water with you each day
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Chapstick

3 different ways we regionalize the earth

  • Continents
  • States
  • Oceans
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