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Top 3 things you can not do without


Hi, being a newbie to this forum, what are 2 or 3 things you can not do without while camping?



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Water, shelter and food. it is said you can last, three hours without shelter, three days without water, three weeks without food - but I would hate to have to go one day.

Francois, Depending on your willingness to tough it out or rough it - it depends on where you are going, at which time of year, and local weather conditions - as we usually go with a fully stocked caravan that has all the facilities of a modern house, it is purely academic.

After the basic three, many would consider their wine/beer, their music and books essential.

Personally I like to ensure I can have my campfire, albeit in a fire pit/grill - and the company of my Child-bride.

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Caravan,Solar and generator. Then the world is your oyster. Well, it is for us.



-- Edited by Aussie1 on Friday 29th of October 2021 12:21:40 PM

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A fun question.

Apart from the obvious needs for existence:

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My spoken word audio stuff - BBC radio drama/philosophy/comedy etc - I had 450GB at last count!

My Kindle

A comfortable reclining chair



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My dog Milo, My bike and my freedom - not what I suspect you were asking about, but these are my top three.

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Lol

Sex, food, shelter, beer, water.

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Sorry almost forgot. My magnificent Triton. biggrin



-- Edited by oldbloke on Tuesday 9th of November 2021 07:47:55 PM

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My caravan to live in, 4wd to tow it and of course Facebook. No, i meant water and food.
Facebook can go and get ........

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Years ago, a group of friends were camped at the Geehi Airstrip in the snowy Mtns - a superb place. We took our camper trailer, but everyone else was camped in tents. My wife reckoned it was roughing it because we had no power or hot water showers... We camped right beside the river - and in the morning, most of the others had to walk past our van to get to the river for water. We had quite a few visitors that morning and one of them noted that my wife had a tea cosy on the teapot. Doesn't everyone who goes camping have a cosy for their teapot???

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I cant wait to be a "newbie". Next week, maybe. I will do my first solo in a van (did many in cars) and maybe after a while I should invite a dog to share my adventures! I just cant go without freedom and dogs.

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Critical supplies when remote:

Cool fresh veggies.

Wine & selection of cheeses.

Freshly ground coffee beans.



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comfortable bed

comfortable seating

computer



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My Guitar, my fishing rods & my yabbie traps.

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my thermos, ice and water

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Wife , family , home ( I said home ..not house..) .....



-- Edited by KJB on Sunday 13th of February 2022 02:43:27 PM

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Wife, family at home!



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Whenarewethere wrote:

Wife, family at home!


 Love it!!



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To exist, we cannot do without the obvious, drinking water, food and clothes. 

However, some of the factor that I love to have are:

  • Internet and Phone Connection
  • Near a fresh water source
  • A quiet and peaceful location, within a two hours drive of a town.
  • Clean unspoilt environment (campground)
  • Good weather
  • Near the beach/river 
  • Good fishing
  • Good walks/bike rides in the area
  • Happy wife - Happy life
  • The sounds of nature, not generators!

Happy Camping!

 

 

 

 



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The 5 things I need when leaving the home at any time are.
Car Keys... Wallet....Phone.... Glasses...Hearing aids.
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The love of my life.
Speaking of my love, I will never put my hand in her handbag. No more comment needed.


Jay&Dee


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Dreaming about sex, Beer, caravanning. and a reliable car.

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Barossa Shiraz, Glenfiddich Single Malt & Crown Lager. smile



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Bulldozer wrote:

Dreaming about sex, Beer, caravanning. and a reliable car.


 That is 4 things, 1 must be wishful thinking!



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