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Postby Ponga » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:25 pm

Interesting read in our news today:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/4377789a34.html

The Bondicks pay about $A1000 a night to holiday at Paws Up in Montana, where the tents are luxury constructions with power, comfy beds, antiques and rugs.


More money than sense? I was thinking, perhaps I should get myself some comfy rugs and chandeliers for our next trip, to see how the other half live. Obviously baked beans on toast wouldn't cut it, so perhaps I could do smoked salmon, caviar and champagne for dinner instead. Crystal glasses would be good too; they may as well be used for camping, cos they never get used indoors anyway. :***
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Postby Ponga » Wed Jan 30, 2008 8:38 pm

Okay I couldn't resist a further peek : http://www.longitude131.com.au/accommodation/

So tell me, when exactly does a 'tent' cease being a tent? Where do we draw the line? If I drape a sheet from the ceiling in my lounge, would that qualify as a tent? :+
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Postby Komodo » Wed Jan 30, 2008 10:41 pm

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Postby Scolers » Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:20 am

I've seen them in the north of W.A. too ... quite impressive ... if you have the $$$ :shock:

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Postby Troyk » Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:24 am

I'll admire them from the campground me thinks. :?#
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Postby amanda » Thu Jan 31, 2008 8:50 am

We stayed in a "tent" hotel in South Africa. Nothing like Longitude 131, however it did have luxuries that don't belong in a tent. Raised wooden slat floor, power, full queen size bed and bedside tables. It did actually have canvas walls and roof and the door flap did actually have a zipper closure though. The only other thing that set it apart from a normal camping weekend was the waiter constantly hovering with a tray of drinks.
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Re: Carry on Glamping

Postby GypsyLady » Sat Feb 02, 2008 12:48 pm

Ponga wrote:Crystal glasses would be good too; they may as well be used for camping, :***


And what is wrong with crystal glasses when camping Ponga??
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Postby Ponga » Sat Feb 02, 2008 7:33 pm

I daresay nothing at all, if they can be packed away safely; they may as well be used for something, they've been stuffed away in a cupboard gathering dust for ten or more years, waiting for a suitable occasion.
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Postby GypsyLady » Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:02 am

Ponga wrote:I daresay nothing at all, if they can be packed away safely; they may as well be used for something, they've been stuffed away in a cupboard gathering dust for ten or more years, waiting for a suitable occasion.


I have a pair of crystal wine glasses that I have been taking camping for a number of years. They travel in the box in which they came and get washed and put straight back into the box.

I have had a number of people pay out on me over the years about them but hey, who said camping meant being primitive??

Use them and enjoy them Ponga.

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Postby CCC » Tue Feb 05, 2008 7:39 am

would love to see some pics of your camp set ups Gypsy :grin:
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Postby GypsyLady » Tue Feb 05, 2008 8:52 am

Central Coast Campers wrote:would love to see some pics of your camp set ups Gypsy :grin:



Would love to oblige CCC but until I can post direct into the forum, it ain't going to happen.

Can I attach pics in a PM to you??

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Postby Pauly » Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:38 pm

How come you cant post a pic Gypsy?
Wont join photobucket or dont know how?
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Postby GypsyLady » Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:44 pm

Pauly wrote:How come you cant post a pic Gypsy?
Wont join photobucket or dont know how?


Pauly, this has done the rounds so many times and to those of you who have been this route before, I do apologise.

Personal choice Pauly, I simply don't want to join photobucket. The instructions are included on this forum so that is not an issue for anyone who does want to. I am just not one who wants to.

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BTW I am sure this past little fiasco has a lot to do with my current title....
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Postby will_deness » Tue Feb 05, 2008 12:57 pm

gypsylady wrote: has a lot to do with my current title....

I am a 100% sure Ive had that title more than once in my life :***
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Postby Komodo » Tue Feb 05, 2008 1:02 pm

BWAHAHAHA Id never noticed till now!
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