Decades before Christopher Columbus introduced rum to the New World, sugar cane plantations in the Canary Islands (off the West Coast of Africa) were already extracting the sweet juice that was being turned into the precious elixir.
The leather bag and the camping rain gear, get strapped to the back of the Triumph. There are probably many more comfortable ways for a long journey, like high tech panniers or other saddle bags of the sort. For me, there is something visually appealing, almost romantic when you bundle and strap gear and leather bags like old fishing nets pressing into lobster crates. The supple hide gets stretched and the bungee cords strangle a small mountain of traveling beauty.