• Passport
  • Tickets, tour vouchers, limo and luggage-transfer coupons
  • Cash and traveler's checks in appropriate quantities
  • Comfortable walking shoes that are easy to slip on and off
  • Camera (20/2.8, 50/1.4, zoom, charger, mini-tripod, media, USB cable, GPS geotagger)
  • Laptop (also charger, ethernet cable)
  • Rented cellphone, in case the company gets really desperate
  • One set of nice clothes (well, better than my usual standard)
  • Enough clean clothes to get through several days, not so many that I can't fill the rest of the suitcase with souvenirs on the way home
  • Headphones, earplugs
  • Coat suitable for sightseeing at ~8,000 feet above sea level on the slopes of a dormant volcano
  • Sony Reader filled with Wikitravel dumps, subway and bus maps, and a whole bunch of stuff located through extensive use of Google Earth Plus
  • Sunglasses
  • Daypack
  • Compact umbrella
  • Sundries
  • Partner in crime
  • Eleven days

Soon. Soon.