What is the difference between this and...
What is the difference between this and the Hiker Pro? I'm going to mexico for two years and just need something to help me out when i'm in the bush, and in the city.
The main answers would be price and size. Both are going to be quick and do the trick. It is a good idea to try to find moving water, in my opinion, it tends to be a touch cleaner..
I have the vario Dual by Katadyn, and i cannot say enough good things about it
Besides price, quick release fittings and field maintainable outer filter sleeve are the main differences. Bring several extra filters for a two year stint if you're going to be out in the bush a lot.
Eat lots of probiotic foods with live cultures such as yogurt and kefir ahead of time to minimize the initial ill effects of dysentery, but after a couple months of drinking tap water, your body won't notice the difference.