Thursday, January 5, 2012

Glamping - have you tried it??

Over the last few days Husband & I have been "Glamping" down the road from our town to the tiny hamlet of Dalgety which lies on the banks of the Snowy River.

So what is "Glamping"?

Well according to the Urban Dictionary, Glamping is
Glamorous camping. Satisfying your craving for the outdoors and your penchant for a good meal, nice glass of wine, and a comfortable bed.
No stinky sleeping bags on the hard ground and freeze dried food for me. If its not a Glamping trip, count me out.
So how do I define Glamping??

Well on the recent trip to Dalgety you would have seen us sleeping on our spare Queen Size bed mattress accompanied by Egyptian Cotton Sheets, topped by a luxurious down quilt with fluffy pillows all held within the confines of our brand new Black Wolf 6 man tent (it is seriously huge for two people and three Jack Russell's).

Outside we had a marquee for sitting in our two three person couches, a huge fold out table for eating, washing up, mixing a drink or two or a game of poker.

The BBQ was big enough to feed 17 adults (which we did every night) - two HUGE eskies that did require us to use ice and we did declare that this really would be classed as camping!!

We had the best time - and it all came down to the fact that there were No sleeping bags in sight, No air bed that deflates through the night, No hard lumpy rock ridden ground to sleep on - WE WERE IN CAMPING HEAVEN!!!

So I am now considering writing a small book for other Glampers to make sure that they have all the necessary tools to make camping GLAM!!