Apple Watchband Fanatics switch their watchbands when given even the slightest excuse to do so.
An African safari certainly seems justification enough to make the old switch-aroo.
When I spotted this beaded band on Etsy,
I knew it would be a great accessory for my trip.
It arrived a couple of weeks ago, and as much as I like it, I find the wide leather backing and all those beads get mighty weighty by the end of the day.
Fun? Yes. Practical in the African heat? I think not.
It will be nice as an accent piece, worn now and then to complement the day’s outfit, but it won’t be joining me on the flight to Nairobi.*
Still, there’s reason to take heart.
I’ve found 3 silicone replacements.
*I’m old. Old people lean toward elastic waistbands and sensible shoes, as well as light-weight watchbands.
RUNNING LIST OF ITEMS
purchased in preparation for the Kenya/Uganda trip
(some I may use again, some probably not)