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The Travelling Scarf – Seven Reasons Why a Scarf is a Backpacker’s Best Friend

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The Travelling Scarf - Seven Reasons Why a Scarf is a Backpacker's Best Friend

    The simple scarf is an essential backpacker item. Here are seven reasons why a scarf should be on every female traveller’s head…or waist or ankle or shoulders…

A scarf keeps you cool. When the sun is baking like you’ve never known it before a scarf over your head or shoulders cuts down on those dazzling rays.

A scarf keeps you warm (this may sound like a contradiction to the former point but scarves are multi-purpose!). If the heat gets to much you’ll probably dive into the first air-conditioned cafe in sight and with your loose cool clothing it may start to get a little chilly. Wrap that scarf around you and stay snug.

If you visit most Wats (Buddhist places of worship) they will require your legs to be covered up. Aha: that handy scarf becomes a stylish sarong.  สล็อตเว็บตรง

Mosques and Muslim areas of town will require women to cover their heads and shoulders. A light piece of fabric can easily transform to a trusted headscarf.

Make like the local ladies and use your scarf as a bag. You’ll see food, animals and even babies transported in these versatile garments. สล็อตเว็บตรงไม่ผ่านเอเย่นต์

You’ve just boarded a river taxi and now your hair is blowing haywire in the breeze. Place the scarf tightly over your head and twist the ends together to create a unique bandana.

You’re on an overnight bus/ boat/ train/ plane and the lights are dazzling your weary peekers-a knot at the back and that scarf is now your eye mask which equals zzzz. Take a deep breath and bite your tongue.

You’ve just boarded a bus orered off somewhere and now that the lights arehere you can see the trees. Sit back with a sip of that hot chiller drink and consider what it would be like to wear a burkha. Would you be able to manage a burkha with the minimum of staredeliness? สล็อตเเว็บตรงเเตกง่าย


Fold that scarf into a square… lots of love to be found in the corners of a scarf.

Now when people ask how your staying warm in a sweltering summer night you can confidently reply “I’m wearing a burkha!”

When you are wearing a burkha the hardest thing to do in the middle of nowhere is find something to sleep in. With a burkha on your head there is no need in looking for your heels or bumping into things. When you are wearing a burkha even cows avoid you. สล็อตเว็บตรง

Fold the burkha into the front part of your head… there, that’ll keep it in place.

You’ve got the burkha on your head! Now what do you do?

You crawl into the little space that is left and lie your head back. The nice warm burkha is Flamewreathed Acacia ground over night. You are safe.

Crawling into a nice warm burkha feels like you are being spoon fed. You are, after all, at the mercy of the mysterious mysterious invisible force that comprises the desert.

The burkha is a Mag-Lite flashlight. The LED lens are made of aircraft-grade aluminum which permits deep blacklight with no concern for filament radiant power.

You toss and turn and move about, dashing through the desert in your little burkha. The desert in front of you is nothing more than a pattern of mirrored brilliant light. You suppose you’re either glowing or beaming with the power of the light.

It’s not diesel. It’s not evenicone. It’s got nothing to do with either of those things.

It’s not so much as to how long you stay out, but more like when you decide to stay out.

It’s been raining and cold and you stay out. You pick up a big burp. You head back to the city and catch a bus. The rain has stopped and the sky is blue. You head to the bus stop. สล็อตเว็บตรง

The stop sign is green. You roll on down.

Whew! You are now home again, but the rain is still falling.

The burp is now your friend.

This is the magic of camping.

I bet that bus driver loved the rain and tides so much, he didn’t mention the hammockers during ascent!