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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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Discussing Pakistan's tourism potential and economics, Finnish backpacker Yohanas said that tourism was a labour-intensive industry which could lead to cross-sectional and regional employment generation.
Chester Backpackers received a 3.5 rating out of 5 on TripAdvisor.
Andy Lyon (right), when he first set up Chester Backpackers with Mark Love, but pictured here with then manager Mark Jobling outside the premises in Boughton.
The British Backpacker Society have successfully concluded the entire journey invoking other aspirants to visit the scenic beauty and explore the centuries old rich heritage of the region.
According to the new plan backpackers will no longer have to leave jobs every six months and will be able to triple the length of their stay if they do extra agricultural work.
The majority of backpackers (85 per cent) who own Blackberry handsets, and 68 per cent of those who own an iPhone, would prefer to totally leave their handsets at home.
The British Backpacker Society also recently identified Pakistan as its top travel destination, calling it "one of the friendliest countries on Earth, with mountain scenery that is beyond anyone's wildest imagination."
The group of backpackers included people from France, Germany, Italy and Morocco, all of whom were between 21 and 25 years old.
British Backpacker Society is known for inspiring thousands of it's online followers to visit less famous destinations in developing countries.
"British Backpacker Society inspires people to travel to rarely visited destinations in the developing world and is followed by thousands of people online.Discussing the security concern that lurks in the minds of many foreign tourists, Adam has this advice for travellers: "Our advice would be to put preconceptions on the security situation in Pakistan to one side, and conduct some independent research.
The Foreign Office stresses that most of the thousands of backpackers who set off on their adventures each year will enjoy a trouble-free trip.
Summary: According to the 2017 Backpacker Index, these cities are the cheapest travel destinations