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    Camping

    Camping Is where we spend a small fortune, to live like a homeless person! Ain't it the truth!

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    Re: Camping

    I really do enjoy coming...hope to be doing it much more in my golden years.
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    Re: Camping

    Quote Originally Posted by PAUL161 View Post
    Camping Is where we spend a small fortune, to live like a homeless person! Ain't it the truth!
    Speak for yourself.....when I go camping I generally live quite nicely - I do medieval and renissance fairs so I have tent with full standing headroom. full size bed, coffee table with chairs, my own personal bar, antique lamps, candle chandeliers, rugs, and a decent assortment of medieval swords, archery bows, crossbows, etc. I'm not much into "roughing" it. The downsides are I need a pickup and 5x10 trailer to haul it all, and the multi-hour setup/teardown time.

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    Re: Camping

    Quote Originally Posted by YakkoWarner View Post
    The downsides are I need a pickup and 5x10 trailer to haul it all, and the multi-hour setup/teardown time.
    just like the knights of the round table.
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    Re: Camping

    Quote Originally Posted by JPSmit View Post
    just like the knights of the round table.
    Except THEY had roadies (servants and pages) to do all the hard work.....if I could afford to hire roadies to do the setup/takedown and transport I would too!

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    Re: Camping

    My small rv has a lot of house appliances, but you can go about anywhere and enjoy the quiet.
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    Re: Camping

    It's more about where we are than the camping. I'm not sure that traveling in a VW van and eating out often actually is camping but it allows us to explore out of the way places with little or no plan, parks, forests, even a dead end gravel road. For me being outdoors and staying in nature is a big part of camping but allowing the freedom to travel ranks right up there.

    Occasionally I'll make a fire if it doesn't interfere with sunset and I won't mind smelling like smoke the next day. Often a candle will suffice.
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    Re: Camping

    That's how we use the small rv, get out and away. Take the boat do some fishing, fall asleep and find ourselves on the other side of the lake. Pull up to camp, light a fire and wait for the stars. Campfire, smores and marshmellows, katydids, hoot owls, and wipporwills.
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    Re: Camping

    Quote Originally Posted by YakkoWarner View Post
    Except THEY had roadies (servants and pages) to do all the hard work.....if I could afford to hire roadies to do the setup/takedown and transport I would too!
    touche!
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