My Brilliant Deuter Backpack for Travelling

Huge thank you goes out to the team at Velovita who sponsored me for my 2012 Peru Challenge to Machu Picchu for Black Dog Institute. Here is me happily ready to set off in Melbourne for my big Peruvian adventure.

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Velovita donated to me the incredible “Aircontact PRO 65 + 15 SL” Backpack” from Deuter. It was a wonderful travel companion and one of the crucial accessories for this trip. I was big on having an easy access backpack, with zip on the front as well as top loading access. It also has compartments on the bottom for sleeping bag/ shoes/ or dirty clothes. I found everything easy to pack, easy to carry and easy to store.

Smiling with my backpack on after hiking up the rocks of Isla Del Sol in Bolivia to our accomodation

Smiling with my backpack on after hiking up the rocks of Isla Del Sol in Bolivia to our accomodation

The year before when I travelled to Kilimanjaro I’d borrowed a backpack, which was so good of my friend, but as I am doing more and more of these trips, it was time to get serious. Mum and I shopped around for a while but through some of her great connections – she was able to get me a sponsor for this important part of equipment and now I have my very own amazing backpack!

On the shores of Copacabana in Bolivia

On the shores of Copacabana in Bolivia

Specs of the bag:

Aircontact PRO 65 + 15 SL

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Article ID 33833-2404

Weight:
6 lbs 10 oz
3000 g
Volume:
3970 + 920 cubic inches
65 + 15 litre
Size:
35 / 14 / 13 (H x W x D) inches
90 / 36 / 34 (H x W x D) cm
Material:
Deuter-Duratex
See more at Deuters website.
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(It really does come with the yellow flower!!)

 

I was never a big fan of the “backpacking” style of travel and didn’t think I needed one! But this backpack has been a godsend. So easy to pack, easy to carry, supportive and stylish! I’m definitely a fan and will continute to use the pack. I’m a true traveller now!

The weary traveller in Can Cun, Mexico

The weary traveller in Can Cun, Mexico

 

Big Thank you again to Velovita and Deuter!

About Emma Lovell

My name is Emma and I'm a busy gal. Owner and Director of Lovelly Communications, I specialise in marketing and social media promotions. I also run a business called Lovelly Pet Sitters, we care for pets as if they are our own. Somehow, I also find plenty of time to travel! Blessed to run businesses that give me the freedom to follow my true passion, travel! I'm happiest when I'm having new experiences. Whether it's a new cafe down the road, a bucket list item like Everest Base Camp or seeing friends in another city, I truly love travelling! So please join me in my many adventures across my many sites. And please do contact me for information on any of the above! View all posts by Emma Lovell

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