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The Hammock, A Love Story
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The Hammock, A Love Story

Young men sometimes do stupid things and one of those things is running barefoot on the beach at night. I did this once and kicked an unseen cinder block so hard that it split the flesh of my big toe the bone. After the injury, I screeched, hopped and hobbled [...]

Five Tips for Restful Hammock Sleep
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Five Tips for Restful Hammock Sleep

Maybe you’ve accidentally fallen asleep in a hammock and woken with a stiff neck. Or you’re planning a camping trip and want to be assured of a good night’s sleep. While a little unfamiliar to most North Americans, millions of people around the world choose to sleep in a hammock [...]

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Four Tips Towards Advanced Beach Bonfire Enjoyment

As the days grow longer and the evenings grow warmer, it’s time to haul out old Christmas trees or the eco java logs and illuminate the evenings with the first of summer’s bonfires. Here are four tips to making your fire lit gathering the envy of the beach. 1. Sand [...]

How to Tie Your Hammock To Anything That Stands
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How to Tie Your Hammock To Anything That Stands

Whether it’s a tree, signpost, between two skyscrapers, or anywhere else you can put up a hammock, it’s essential to learn how to tie it up. Sure you can use several knots, even the ol bunny ears might work once in awhile, but chances are that sooner or later, it [...]

A Relaxing Trip Down the Blue Ridge Parkway
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A Relaxing Trip Down the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Blue Ridge Parkway is a 469-mile national parkway that runs from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina, north to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia.  Amazing overlooks, endless hiking trails, campsites, parks and, of course, gorgeous views are all over this All-American Road, just waiting for adventurous trail-blazers and [...]