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Aeronaut's First Road Trip

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    Aeronaut's First Road Trip

    Last week my Aeronaut made it's first trip. This was a car trip so the bag did not have to contain absolutely everything I needed like it would on an air trip. However, I did want to see how much I could fit in it. This was a seven day casual (not business) journey.

    4 Short Sleeve Shirts (in large packing cube) - I could have packed at least one more
    1 pair jeans
    1 pair dress slacks
    1 Mesh End Cube containing: 4 pair socks, 4 pair underwear, 1 bra
    1 small digital camera, with case
    1 small 35mm camera, with case
    1 iPod, in case (with accessories - charger, FM transmitter, etc.)
    1 Clear Quarter Packing Cube containing assorted medicines
    1 Snake Charmer containing: nightlight, iPod, headphones, 2 decks of cards, spare batteries, cell phone charger
    3 rolls of film
    5 music CD's
    1 gallon zip loc bag of feminine products
    1 empty Medium Clear Organizer Pouch
    1 empty Mini Cordura Organizer Pouch
    1 pocket New Testament
    1 puzzle magazine
    1 mesh drawstring bag with zip locs/trash bags
    1 spare car key on Key Strap
    1 quart zip loc bag with sunscreen/sunburn gel

    The two main things that I did not pack for this trip, but would need to for an air trip were my toiletry bag and an extra pair of shoes. I would have to downsize the toiletries. I might have to downsize the meds to get the shoes to fit.

    Overall, I was very pleased with the capacity of the Aeronaut. I seemed to be able to keep squeezing "one more thing" in and it did not look "overstuffed."

    Also accompanying me on the trip were my Medium Cafe Bag, which made a great "catch all" bag while on the road and my new Side Effect, which I used with the shoulder strap for running about town once I arrived at my destination.
    Owner of TriStar (aubergine/steel), Founders Briefcase (navy/steel), Aeronaut (crimson/steel), Absolute Strap, Co-Pilot (steel/solar), Medium Cafe Bag (steel/sapphire), Imago (navy/cork/wasabi),Horizontal Freudian Slip, Snake Charmer (steel), Wallet (olive), Side Effect (olive), asst pouches and cubes.