I was leaving Ethiopia and I had a lot of valuable and sensitive stuff to bring back with me. I had a decent suitcase, but it was raining out and I knew those who would be handling my luggage wouldn’t be walking around with an umbrella covering it.

Luckily, my brother-in-law, had a North Face Duffel stashed in his closet.

The one I pictured here is “Old School” but the link below goes to the newer models.

It’s how you travel: North Face Duffels

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