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Be prepared. The most important aspect to look at while preparing for an expedition is your agility and stamina.

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´╗┐BE PREPARED Are you one of those who believe that the best way to prepare for an expedition is by doing one? If so, then you need to change your outlook. Trekking is a good way to explore and discover new things. A trek through the jungle or through a valley in an isolated part of the world is a great way to explore new lands and can also prove to be a great learning experience. However if you are not well prepared, a trekking expedition can turn out to be a nightmare! The most important aspect to look at while preparing for an expedition is your agility and stamina. To build those, start spending at least an hour a day in the gym working with weights. ...read more.

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Carrying headlights and torches is extremely necessary as they help you to make your way out through darkness. Do not forget to carry water purifying tablets and plastic containers as they purify the water and make it fit for drinking. Consuming water directly from rivers with purifying it can lead to fatal diseases such as Diarrhea. In jungles, you are most likely to encounter hip-deep marshes of muck. Stepping onto muck can result in finding yourself stuck hip deep in a quicksand like material that seems to suck you in harder the more you try to free yourself. The best way to avoid mucks is to carry a long stick and constantly poke it into the ground and if you identify a muck then taken another route. ...read more.

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Applying antiseptic cream on the lump or taking antibiotics help to reduce the pain and remove the venom. Antiseptics also work well in curing thorn scratches. As you continue your expedition, your food resources will start depleting. You might become tempted to eat the jungle fruits but make sure that you only eat known fruits and wash them thoroughly. Many of the jungle fruits are poisonous and can cause serious health problems. While camping at night-time, stay alert and look out for wild animals. If possible, try to keep a gun/pistol handy in case of emergency. It is only when you are well prepared to face the problems and dangers of trekking, that you?ll be able to enjoy it to the fullest. So all the aspiring explorers out there- get ready, get set and go! ...read more.

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