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Old 29-09-2013, 08:24   #16
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Re: Westward: What Do I Need To Bring?

Originally Posted by atoll View Post

a few courses of broad spectrum antibiotics,tee tree oil,betadine,for coral cuts/mosquito bites that get infected,and need treatment fast.
Very important, as I found out while living in the tropics.

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Old 29-09-2013, 16:44   #17
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Re: Westward: What Do I Need To Bring?

We are staying long enough in French Polynesia that we bought a local fitting and joined it via a hose to a N American fitting to do a gravity fill. HOWEVER, you can fill in both the Marquesas (Nuku Hiva) and Tahiti without having a fitting so unless you are staying longer than two fill-ups you wouldn't need one for here.

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Old 11-10-2013, 19:51   #18
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Try Guam,good money ,no paper hassels,No passport needed for US folks and you can sail micronesia and the fedarated states with no hassles..You will experiance what no other place can offer and i am sure you wouldnt regret it...You will enjoy life in Micronesia and PI,Japan Tiawan,Korea are all less than 1500 miles or so away..Indonesia is also not far ...good luck
Guam is a wonderful place. Good food, good people, good prices, great diving.

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