I have applied for a job opportunity working with large carnivores in Kenya. It is going to be insanely competetive but who knows... I might land it. I have never traveled off the continent and am thus looking for advice from those who have.
I was going to say the exact same thing. Definitely get your shots if you decide to travel. It would be far far better to have the preventative dose than to have a casual encounter with the wrong mosquito that gives you bouts of misery for the rest of your life. But hey why not try for a dream job. Just imagine if you actually got it!
Also don't forget to apply and get your passport if you don't have one already. I have heard that the back up on them at times can be real bad and the fee that you are charged to expidite it is way too much.
In the winter months, when the tempurature drops well below freezing, it gets harder to stay warm enough to be comfortable. Yes, wool socks are better than cotton but; battery powered heated socks are even better. And yet our feet end up cold at some point anyways. When we are hunting we are usally trying to be as still as possible, for as long as possible. The problem is, when we aren't moving, our blood circulation slows down. We especially lose...