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Old 09-09-2010, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by faabala View Post
I was an USAF cop and we called those guys "Terminal Rats". They were always hanging around sleeping on benches or spending hours at the chowhall or snackbars. Now that i'm retired I have thought about trying it.
Yes! I'd LOVE to do Space A again if I had the time. There's times I really miss the flightline, the fragrant oder of JP-8 fuel and looking out across the ramp to the scenery in some exotic foreign land.
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Old 09-11-2010, 07:52 AM
Location: Victoria TX
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My wife and I traveled overland in South America for three of months with about 8 pounds of luggage between us in a light shoulder bag. We wore jeans with one spare pair that we took turns wearing for laundry days. Equitable climate required nothing but a couple of changes of light short-sleeved shirts. Socks and underwear wash out overnight. Soap dish, toothbrushes/paste, razor. Pad of graph paper and pencils to play Battleships.

It's very useful to learn to live with almost nothing, so that if you ever need to, you can.

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