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sleeping bag or blanket?
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I got this advise from a friend who went on a tour, he told me just to bring a blanket because its HOT – especially in Paris if your’e going there. Although you never know what kindof bed you’ll end up sleeping on so a sleeping bag probably wouldnt hurt – i plan on bringing a very lightweight sleeping bag on my tour
I did Europe in May 2010 (concept tour) and although it is hot in some places (like Paris) it can get very cold at night in others. Rome was particularly freezing at night, if I remember correctly. I had a Contiki sleeping bag (pretty lightweight) and it was sufficient. When it did get cold, I slept in a sweatshirt and long pants.
Enjoy your trip, hope this helps!
I would recommend taking a lightweight sleeping bag. I got one in Australia for $20 before leaving and it was great throughout my whole time over in Europe. I was there for 6 weeks. it is also handy for places like the Royal National hotel before your tour (if you’re staying there) as sometimes it has bed bugs, so it’s better to not sleep under their blankets.
quote:Originally posted by Explorer1217966:
I got one in Australia for $20 before leaving
Where’d you get that from? I’ve been looking for one for a little while now, but it’s hard to find one under $40 at the very least. Since I don’t really plan on bringing it home, I don’t really want to spend much more than $20 on it <!--graemlin::)-->
Ta Praha, I’ll have to look out for that!
Hi Lindsey, I would probably a sleeping bag one in London when you get there, would be cheaper than oz, like 5 quid or so, and you dont have to carry it all the way…
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