I believe that being properly prepared makes travel much more
enjoyable. It takes away the unnecessary worries and lets you be
more flexible for those things which are worth it.
I don't want to list all the DOs and DONOTs. You might be
visiting areas that have been in little contact with Westerners.
You are the ambassador, and your behaviour will have a direct
impact of how you are being treated. Get familiar with local culture and customs.
As a general rule: Smile, be humble and nice, but not overly
Taking the right things can make the
difference between an enjoyable and a miserable trek. Here is what
I usually pack, a good combination of "little weight"
You will encounter endless picturesque scenes on your trek. When having a
look at your pictures back home, I often found it quite frustrating because very
few really captured what I saw and felt.
Having decent equipment and remembering some photography hints has reduced
the number of disappointing pictures. I'm an amateur, so do not expect great
insights from me, but maybe these hints are also helpful to you.
See Photography Hints