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Norway camping gas cartridges

I am travelling to Norway soon and plan to camp. Are gas cartridges with screw-on type or percing type are more commonly available and can they be purchased in gas stations? I fly to Bergen and ...
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Travelling entire Iceland camping only

let's just say I'm on an extreme budget but still want to travel the entire Iceland by camping. is it possible and is it allowed? Has anyone done this before? Can I still experience the culture, and ...
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Handicap Accessible Camping in Glacier National Park (Montana)

We're attempting to pull together a last-minute (ish) road trip to Glacier at the end of June. As far as i can tell, all of the reserve-abe campsites have long been booked, but I do see that each ...
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How can I figure out the full list of camping options in a given state?

Camping season is coming up in the US and I'd like to head out camping. I'm planning to stay in Washington and Oregon but flying to other states is not out of the question. Is there a resource that ...
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What are options for sleeping when doing the Via Alpina in Switzerland?

Disclaimer: Bear in mind this a trip planned for the summer of 2021, where hopefully Covid restrictions will be reduced. A friend of mine will be hiking the whole Via Alpina and I am looking to ...
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Free and legal camping sites in Czechia [closed]

In Poland, there is a bunch of places where you can camp for free and legal, see this map. I'm looking for a similar map of sites for Czechia.
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Is it allowed to camp outside the designated fields in Portugal?

Me and my friends are planning a road trip to Portugal in August. We would like to hire a camper for 4 people and cruise along the coast, and do some surfing. That said I read that camping is ...
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List of campsites on Sardinia

I'm looking for campsites on Sardinia. We travelling without car, just backpacking. Priorities are: nature (we usually go to the mountains), not that many people, cheap. Is there some guide with ...
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Can I do a multi day cycle tour in Germany now (during Corona time), on my own, camping in public places?

I want to do a multi day cycle tour in Germany, but campsites are closed. According to the interior ministry (Coronavirus: Fragen und Antworten) Der Aufenthalt im öffentlichen Raum ist nur ...
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Are permits required for camping in Finnish national parks?

I'm planning a trip for this fall which would include two- or three-day hikes through some of the national parks in Finnish Lapland; in particular, I'm looking at Urho Kekkosen national park. The ...
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Offroad / 4x4 car rental with camping equipment in Morocco [closed]

I am planning to visit Morocco for some weeks. While I find a lot of SUVs to rent, it is hard to find a proper 4x4 car so far. My favorite would be a Toyota Hilux or similar, like it is found in ...
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Tips for surfing on the coast to the North Sea/English Channel

I was wondering if anyone could share some tips for good surf spots around Netherlands, Belgium and Northern France. I am planning on going sometime in the winter/spring and would like to wild camp. ...
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Attend Church activity (Camp) [duplicate]

This is my first time applying for a B1/B2 visa, I am 26 year old and I have a regular job here in the Philippines. The airfare, food and accomodation during the camp, which is for 3 days, only will ...
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Where can i buy propane/ butane gas cylinder for camping in Turkey?

The question pretty much says it; I tried a couple of gas stations and stores but didn't find anything; I'm in Istanbul Buyukcekmece zone/
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Where can I buy Isobutane/Propane fuel for my camping stove in Calama, Chile? Are there any outdoor stores or camping stores there?

I'm heading into the Atacama and would like to pick up camping supplies in Calama, Chile. Does one buy butane/propane canisters at a gas station or are there outdoor stores? Any suggestions would be ...
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Is it possible to pay to stay at a scouting campsite in the UK?

There are a lot of scouting campsites in the UK, some that list quite reasonable rates for an overnight stay while backpacking or cycle touring. However, are these only available to large groups, ...
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Returnable deposit French campsite

I've recently booked a campsite in southern France and paid €50 to hold the booking. I have now been told by the campsite that I need to pay an extra €100 returnable deposit now and the other €30 for ...
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Independent travels around Southeast Africa [closed]

Me and my girlfriend are going to travel around Southeast Africa from May to July. We haven't made any specific plans but we will likely visit Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and/or ...
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Staying in Etosha Park, Namibia

I've recently contacted Etosha National Park, asking them to book 2 nights at their camping sites for our upcoming trip to Namibia. They've quickly got back with a quote, but in order to secure the ...
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How can I find which police stations in Taiwan have camping facilities for cyclists?

Two and a half years ago I walked and hitchhiked around the island of Taiwan. I liked it so much I'm starting my next trip by doing it again. A couple of months into my trip I learned that some ...
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Big Bend border crossing -- safe for campers?

My spouse and I are planning to camp in Big Bend National Park in late December. Meanwhile, there are lots of news stories about the "migrant caravan" heading for the US border, the troops deployed to ...
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Can you freely camp along trails in Scotland?

I am planning to do a multi-day hike in Scotland, preferably somewhere fairly remote. I am looking for information regarding the legality of camping along the trail. It would seem from this site that ...
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Setting up a tent on a beach in Greece

I'm planning on going to Khalitea, Greece, but don't have too much money for hotels with my mates, so we got an idea to set up a tent or two on the beach, sleep there and go to the discos. Would this ...
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Camp in a Yosemite backpacker's site with confirmation but no permit

We have been granted a backcountry permit in Yosemite. The permit allows the use of backpacker's camp sites near the trailhead on the day before and after the dates of the permit. We'd like to stay in ...
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Do I have to book a place for a tent at a campsite in Portugal?

In July I plan to go to Portugal (I plan to spend this time in Faro and vicinity). I want to sleep in a tent at campsites. This will be a small, two-person tent. Do I have to book campsites in advance ...
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Renting camping equipment in Nambia [closed]

I am planning a 3 week road trip in August in Namibia for 2 people. At first, I wanted to book a van or a 4x4 with a rooftop tent but it's quite expensive in August (more than 100$ a day). As I saw ...
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Am I allowed to strap a tent to my airport checked luggage?

I am going on a hiking trip to Norway and need to put my tent somewhere. Can I put a bag with a tent strapped to it in hold? A bit like this, or at the bottom: The issue is that my bag does not have ...
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Biking from Whitehorse to Vancouver [closed]

I'm planning to travel along the alaskan highway this summer (send of june until mid july). I'm not an extremely experienced camper and have only spend one night outside of a camping ground so far. ...
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Isle of Man Camping (IOM TT Specific)

I booked a trip late to attend the Isle of Man TT. As far as I see it now, every place that allows in advance online booking for a campsite has already been taken. Is there any way I can book a ...
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Free tent camping location close to Adelaide?

I would like to be able to camp without fees for a week outside of Adelaide City, in South Australia, being able to walk, cycle or take public transport into town within an hour. Not wishing to ...
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Is wild camping allowed in Norway?

I will be visiting Norway during August and September. My question is: Is wild camping allowed in Norway? What are the rules, besides the obvious "take your litter with you when you leave"? Can I camp ...
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Where can I sleep overnight in an RV nearest to SFO?

Rather than pay to rent campsites everywhere I go, I've heard it is workable in the USA to park the RV in Walmart parking lots and do our sleeping there. I'm renting an RV in San Francisco (...
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Are campsites always free on Canary Islands?

A few years ago I was on Gran Canaria and I was sleeping in a campsite, which was (I believe) run by the local government. It was super good quality and totally free and not crowded (it was April). ...
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Where in Palma Majorca is it possible to sleep on the beach? [duplicate]

My previous question was on Canary Islands, but now am asking the same thing about Palma. We are planning a two-night trip to Palma Majorca (PMI airport we are flying to). Travel dates are last week ...
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On which Canary island is it possible to sleep on the beach?

We are planning a two-night trip to the Canary Islands. The cheapest options include Lanzarote and Las Palmas for flights. Travel dates are last week of November, so I guess weather should be okay. I ...
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Reservable campground in Grand Teton park

Are there any reservable campgrounds in Grand Teton park? I would be looking to reserve during peak summer months. It seems all I can find are first come first serve on the Official Grand Teton ...
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How to legally sleep in a van while traveling the Orcas and San Juan islands?

Girlfriend and I are flying out the end of September to Seattle, renting a van with stowaway seating (so we can sleep in it) and then driving up to the ferry to Orcas Island. I've lived on an island ...
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Is wild camping allowed in the Maldives?

Are there any places in the Maldives in which we can legally camp?
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Can you wash an inner tent in the washing machine? [closed]

Can you? The inner tent incorporates its own groundsheet. Will this get damaged? It has mould on it from being in storage. It's a Vango Tempest 200, 2013 model (they look different now). https://www....
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Where can we go near Paris to watch a meteor shower?

We'll visit Paris next Saturday, and there'll be a meteor peak during the night. Are there any camping areas where the sky will be dark and away from light pollution? It doesn't necessarily have to be ...
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Where can we rent or buy a tent for Balkan road trip?

I am planning a road trip through Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro and Kosovo this summer. We will fly into Skopje and get a rental car there. Besides other accommodation, we also want to camp for a ...
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Where can we get fuel for a MSR stove in Oslo?

We are planning a backpacking trip to Norway and plan to use our MSR WhisperLite multi-fuel stove which runs on white gas or regular unleaded petrol. Will gas stations in Oslo sell us such petrol if ...
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Is it dangerous to camp in western Ukraine?

I've just started camping and I was wondering if it's dangerous (dangerous wildlife/people) to camp in western Ukraine (near the Polish border) as I will be there for some days in August. I've been ...
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Can I camp on a campsite under 18 in Italy?

I just realised you can't sleep in hostels if you're under 18 years old. Is this the same for staying at a campsite in Italy? I really need help because I already planned a whole vacation around ...
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Basic campsites in Black Forest (Schwarzwald) [closed]

I'm hoping to find a cheap basic campsite in the Black Forest for a family of four. Not fussed about flash facilities, electric hook up etc. Composting toilet and peaceful location would suit us just ...
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Can air conditioning units be rented in France?

We are going to spend a few weeks in a caravan in a French campsite over the summer, but our accommodation does not have air conditioning. Does anyone know if is it possible to rent an air conditioner ...
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How common are campground bans on single travellers?

From alephzeros comment: in the UK some camping sites which advertise themselves as "family-friendly" have a total ban on single travellers of any age and gender from using them. I've never in my ...
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Butane/propane fuel for camping in Northern Calgary

Where in Northern Calgary could I get a fuel canister (screw-on)?
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Spending a night in UAE dunes

I'm offered a camping option to spend a night directly in desert and dunes near Dubai (Al Qudra Lake). Should I have any concern about animals or species (scorpions, ants or other insects) or is ...
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Camping in WA/OR during the off-season

Next week, my girlfriend and myself are renting a car and driving from Seattle to Portland (we are visiting from the UK). Despite the current rainy weather we would love to go camping along the way. ...
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