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backpack

a pack carried on the back of an astronaut, containing oxygen cylinders, essential supplies, etc
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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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ONE of the world's biggest drug companies has been condemned after it admitted paying backpackers to act as human guinea pigs in medical experiments.
A British Backpacker Society team hopes to be back in this region of the world again before long, but, before then, the British Backpacker Society will be turning it's attention to central/east Africa, where an exciting British Backpacker Society journey is underway.
Earlier, the British Backpacker Society team in Pakistan visited the impressive Pakistan Monument, witnessing a beautiful sunset over downtown Islamabad.
Talking about the society, Mr Joynson said that the British Backpacker Society promoted and enabled adventure travel in frontier tourism markets.
The post, which does not include a closing date, is signed "Happy Trails, The Backpacker Family."
The 22-year-old backpacker was last seen at around 7 pm (local time) on December 1.
"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.
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 2017 Backpacker Index has ranked 136 cities from cheapest to most expensive.
Presented by Cebu Pacific, the Philippines' leading carrier, the annual Juan for Fun Backpacker Challenge brings teams of young adventurers on a race of a lifetime across some of the country's exciting travel destinations.