Richard’s Plan on how to record a podcast on a House Boat in Africa:

1) Pick a country

2) Identify a House Boat

3) Buy Flights

4) Go to Country selected in Step 1.

5) Go on House Boat selected in Step 2.

6) Record Podcast.

Richard’s list of things to bring:

____ Blow Dryer

____ Curling Iron or Curlers/Flat Iron

____ Comb/Brush

____ Hair Gel or Mousse

____ Hair Spray (non-aerosol)

____ Shampoo

____ Conditioner

____ Shower Cap

____ Soap/Face Wash

____ Deodorant

____ Perfume

____ Toothbrush/Toothpaste/Floss/Mouthwash

____ Tweezers

____ Make-up Mirror

____ Make-up and Make-up Bag (list can be endless!)

____ Make-up Remover

____ Cleanser

____ Moisturizer and Freshener

____ Nail Polish and Remover

____ Nail Clippers and File (be sure to pack in checked luggage)

____ Razor and Shaving Cream

____ Bras (include strapless if needed for evening wear)

____ Undergarments

____ Lingerie, Nightgown, Pajamas, Robe

____ Exercise/walking socks

____ Belts

____ Scarves

____ Gloves and Stocking Cap

____ Walking and Hiking Shoes

____ Walking Sandals

____ Costume Jewelry and Extra Watch

____ Swim Suit

____ Swim Suit Cover-up, Pareo, Sarong

____ Sandals, Thongs, Flip Flops (for onboard the House Boat)

____ Workout Clothes and Sports Bra

____ 4 Dresses/outfits for informal nights on ship

____ Shorts

____ Tops of All Types (sleeveless, short-sleeved, long-sleeved)

____ Capri Pants

____ Slacks

____ Windbreaker Jacket

____ Sweatshirt

____ Raincoat with Hood

____ Waterproof Footwear

____ 3 Dresses/outfits for formal nights on the House Boat

____ Evening Sweater

____ Evening Jacket/Wrap

____ Belts

____ Evening Bag

____ Evening Shoes

____ Costume Jewelry/Hair Accessories

____ Trouser Socks or Pantyhose

____ Camisole/slip

____ Binoculars (a must!)

____ Sun Glasses

____ Sunscreen, Sun Block

____ Reading Glasses

____ Contact Lenses and Contact Lens Cleaner

____ Business Cards

____ Cell Phone and Cell Phone Charger

____ Mobile Email Address Information

____ Contact Numbers for Lost Credit Cards

____ Prescription Medication, Aspirin, Advil, etc

____ Pocket knife

____ Reading Material and Magazines

____ Guidebooks and Maps

____ Journal and Pen

____ Mosquito / Bug Repellent

____ Collapsible Umbrella

____ Travel Alarm Clock

____ Playing Cards

____ Sewing Kit and Scissors (pack with luggage)

____ Empty collapsible bag for souvenirs

____ Digital Camera or Traditional Camera

____ Video Camera

____ Zoom Lenses

____ Tripod

____ Extra film or memory card sticks or video tape

____ Extra batteries or battery charger

____ Walkman, MP3 Player, IPod

____ Laptop

____ Multi-channel Walkie-Talkies with 3 - 5 mile range to keep up with Luke on board