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backpack

a pack carried on the back of an astronaut, containing oxygen cylinders, essential supplies, etc

backpack

A parachute pack attached to the parachute harness at the upper back of the wearer. A short term for backpack parachute.
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Local councillor Nick Forbes said: "We need more low-cost accommodation in the city and it would be great to attract more backpackers.
Pakistan is the clear winner of the British Backpacker Society's top 20 adventure travel destinations 2018 and we encourage keen travellers to book a trip now" the backpackers, who have travelled to over 101 countries, shared on social media.
The team at the British Backpacker Society will continue its journey and travel more destinations.
In the first days of the Year of the Tourism and Folk Crafts Development, announced by the Founder of Peace and National Unity Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, the inclusion of Tajikistan in the British Backpacker Society's top 20 adventure travel destinations testifies of the development of tourism in our country", reported by the Committee on Tourism Development.
Responding to the question that why the British Backpacker Society has declared the Karakoram Highway 'the greatest road-trip on earth', the society's Facebook page counted three reasons: '(i) the stunning otherworldly sights in Gilgit Baltistan such as Attabad Lake, (ii) some of the friendliest and kindest people you will ever met such as these guys at Babusar Top, and (iii) the natural magnificence of the Kaghan Valley.
British Backpacker Society is known for inspiring thousands of it's online followers to visit less famous destinations in developing countries.
In Pakistan, the backpacker duo recommended travelling to Hunza Valley, Kaghan Valley and climbing the Rakaposhi (7,788m) and Nanga Parbat (8,126m) peaks as "the mountain scenery was unimaginably beautiful, and we will remember it forever.
Although the amounts are meant for budget travellers like backpackers, it can also be a useful indicator to people who have more money to spend.
Watch as young travelers make a jump into a whirlwind adventure with Cebu Pacific Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge 2017.
The NFF has said that the tax should represent a rate that attracts backpackers into the sector and is comparable to the rates paid to Australian workers.
The boss of Qatar Airways is making it clear that backpackers were not welcome there.
The Federal Government's destructive backpacker tax is going to smash the number of people choosing Australia as a backpacking destination," Osmond said.