Thursday, October 15, 2015

Ethics You Should Practice While Camping in France (part 1 of 2)

Camping is a great recreational activity and each experience is always different from the last. In order to preserve the beauty of the place, there are some ethics you have to practice even while camping in France.

When you camping similar to staying in a hotel, remember that you are a guest. So before you get there, plan ahead and prepare everything that you need. You should also abide by the rules and regulations set at the campgrounds as this is for the safety of everyone there.

You can’t help but sometimes get lost when you go camping. Instead of marking where you made a turn by using paint or flagging, bring a compass instead or bring along a device that is more high tech like GPS.

Setting up camp should always be done on durable surfaces specifically dry grass, gravel, rock or snow. If the area has been designated as a campsite, leave it just the way it is since alternation is not necessary. You can do your share of protecting riparian areas by camping at least 200 feet from lakes and streams.

If your group is walking or going on a hike, walk single file when the soil you are stepping on is muddy or wet. If you some interesting things like historic artifacts or historic structure, look but don’t touch. Never bring home or introduce anything new in the area.

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