On beach essentials
Sunblock. Swimsuit. Sunglasses. Snorkel and mask. Yes, you know to bring these things when you go to the beach. But you may also want to swing by your kitchen/laundry area and grab these things before you go on your jolly way:
- Vinegar. One, it's great for dipping your usual beach meal of grilled fish and/or grilled pork in (plus soy sauce). Two, to kill the sting if you become a lucky jellyfish victim.
- Surf (laundry) powder mixed in water. To clean your mask/goggles. Also good for jellyfish stings, so the boatman told me. And yes, he specifically said to use Surf brand.
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