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How to Make Camping a Spiritual Experience

For some camping is the most stressful activity one could possible conjour up. For others it is a relaxing, soothing and calming experience. If you relate your camping experiences more with the first scenario then you should consider making some changes so you can make camping a more enjoyable experience for yourself and others. Below are some ways on how to make a camping a spiritual experience s

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19Aug2019
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Camp at Peru’s Big Red Lake on the Ausangate Circuit

Most travellers heading to Peru will have their heart set on joining a trip to Machu Picchu, but if you're after an adventure a little more off the beaten track, consider joining a tour of the Ausangate Circuit. The Ausangate Circuit Trek There's no better way to get an appreciation of the stunning Andean scenery than by walking through it and, while the Inca Trail is famous for a very good rea

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18Aug2019
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Camping with Bugs? Not a problem!

One of the number one complaints when people go camping is that they hate the bugs. Below I will give you some of my expert tips on how to keep them away. Camping with bugs? Not a Problem! The "Troop Beverly Hills" Camping Experience As a child, I remember watching a film called “Troop Beverly Hills”. In this movie, a group of high class girls join a Wilderness Girl organization. One of the

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Your Guide to Family Caravanning UK

Our tips on the pitfalls (and pratfalls) of taking a family trip in a caravan There’s nothing quite like a family holiday. The tears, the inevitable forgotten essentials, the arguments over who sits where in the car, the damp days spent watching the rain, chips and feeding the seagulls at the beach, hours and hours lost spending boardgames and cardgames which you never before found remotely int

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How to Keep your Tent Dry

Does your tent leak? IT SHOULDN'T! I was just reading on some tent manufacturers Facebook pages of customer’s constant complaints about getting water inside their tents. This seems to be a common happening to car campers. Let’s see if we can keep everyone dry. Keeping Your Tent Dry: How a Tent is Made If you have ever sewn, and if you haven’t listen close, you know that you start with a p

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Trail Jogging

You know how it is: when it’s time to work out you get in your car and drive to the gym, or pop in that Biggest Loser DVD that helped you lose all that weight. But what do you do when your friends invite you out for a weekend of camping under the stars? Do you use the old excuse, what’s one day missed at the gym? Do you amp up the camping activities by strapping a fifty pound pack on your back

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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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29Jul2019
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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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