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The Camping Box

Over the last few years I have discovered the importance of a receptacle that I shall henceforth call 'The Camping Box'. This is not a box that one camps in; this is a box that one should never camp without! The Camping Box: I'm a veteran of many camping trips both in the United Kingdom and in Europe (the longest one being 4.5 months under canvas in a Bivouac tent in Italy - another story, belie

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23Feb2021
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Happy Camping

A very wise George Washing Carver once said , 'I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.' It's the time of the year when the air becomes crisp, the sky displays a deep, powder blue colour and the rays of sunlight that settle on our faces warms the skin more than it does at any other time of the year. Th

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Planning a Camping Trip in Western Australia

As with any major holiday, planning is a crucial step in ensuring that your camping trip will go off without hardship. When we made our own four month camp trip endeavor by campervan, covering over 15.000 km from Darwin to Sydney. We encountered several moments when our up-front planning helped us out. Planning a Budget Camping Trip in Australia: Don't be put-off; we didn't write a 40 page itine

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Pitch Imperfect: The Wrong Place to Pitch Your Tent

Camping! Much like purchasing real estate, the three most important things are location, location and location. I learned this the hard way. It was about five years ago now, although my therapist remembers it as if it was yesterday. I'm a single dad with five children to entertain each summer. They had been nagging away at me for a couple of years to go camping and, having run out of excuses, I

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How to Camp With a Baby

Many of us have warm memories of childhood camping holidays with our parents and siblings. As well as being relaxed, there was always a sense of liberty, adventure and of being one with nature. We never doubted that we would have anything other than a happy vacation, but now that we are grown up and have families of our own, many of us shrink at the idea of sleeping under the stars with our own li

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18Feb2021
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Camping Food Preparation

There are some important things you need to take into consideration while preparing your camping food list. How long are you going to be camping: Your camping food list should ideally include foods that would stay fresh for a while. Make a meal plan: You'll bring a lot less with you if you've planned out ahead of time what you'll be eating each day. Can you do some food preparation at home

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How to Use a Wire Coat Hanger While Camping

An indispensable item for any camper the wire coat hanger has a multitude of uses. Here I will share with you  a few ways how to use a wire coat hanger while camping. Uses for a Wire Coat Hanger While Camping: Hang it from a traditional tent ridge pole and put your night things on it to air them out; plus, there's more room in the tent and items are easier to find. Use a branch or even a c

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Camping for Geeks: How to Survive the Outdoors

If you are a geek like me then you love all your gadgets, your iPhone, 42” LED TV and all the luxuries of today’s life. As the summer approaches you’re asked to go camping. "Great," you think, " let’s go out and pretend to be in the 19th century for a while." We live in the 21st century, so why should I want to spend several days somewhere far out without Twitter, Facebook and my

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