One of the first things we did after meeting (nearly 12 years ago now) was to go camping.
And one of our first purchases together was a tent. We spent hours choosing a tent together.
I remember the occasion like it was yesterday.
I wanted a tent that would have enough room in the front vestibule that you could cook a meal, sit on the ground and hang-out if it just poured for the days you were camping. Chris wanted a tent that you could almost/mostly stand up in. We had very limited funds. And no car: so whatever camping we were doing was by public transport or the generosity of friends.
Our first trip we lugged the new tent (more…)