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Old Sep 6th 2010, 6:48 am
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I'm off to Singapore/Malaysia for two weeks beginning this Friday. Can't wait. The food (as some of you alluded to in Singapore)! Asian gals! Tropical resorts!

Unfortunately in between the food and the beaches is a trekking trip through Gunung Mulu park. Think jungles. Think mosquitoes. Think leeches. Think rain.

I've been strongly advised to bring out a pair of leech stocks and lightweight waterproof gear. Most of the waterproof stuff is still buried in a box in the UK so where's the best place in DXB to get raincoats? I don't want to spend a fortune but is there an outdoor/trekking supply store around this town? Any help is much appreciated.

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I'm off to Singapore/Malaysia for two weeks beginning this Friday. Can't wait. The food (as some of you alluded to in Singapore)! Asian gals! Tropical resorts!

Unfortunately in between the food and the beaches is a trekking trip through Gunung Mulu park. Think jungles. Think mosquitoes. Think leeches. Think rain.

I've been strongly advised to bring out a pair of leech stocks and lightweight waterproof gear. Most of the waterproof stuff is still buried in a box in the UK so where's the best place in DXB to get raincoats? I don't want to spend a fortune but is there an outdoor/trekking supply store around this town? Any help is much appreciated.

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er, surely at a guess it will be cheaper if you just wait and buy them there? anything like that here is bound to be pricey
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er, surely at a guess it will be cheaper if you just wait and buy them there? anything like that here is bound to be pricey
google is his friend (or at least it should be)

http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntre...readID=1847557

http://www.eguide.com.sg/Products/Camping-Equipment
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there is this shop across from Deira City Center...not sure what it is all about but it looks sort of hunting camouflage knives outdoorish...but then I didn't really read the OPs post, so I might be talking rubbish...just felt like making a post really...
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there is this shop across from Deira City Center...not sure what it is all about but it looks sort of hunting camouflage knives outdoorish...but then I didn't really read the OPs post, so I might be talking rubbish...just felt like making a post really...
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anyway...I've read the question now, and I reckon my post was actually very helpfull...
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anyway...I've read the question now, and I reckon my post was actually very helpfull...
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helpful*
damn...I wrote that and at the last minute added the extra l...gutted now
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damn...I wrote that and at the last minute added the extra l...gutted now
i can be helpful too..
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helpful*
and how many languages do you speak fluently....
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