Motorhome Wombles.

Discussion in 'Wild Camping' started by 6pm Cowboy, Jun 5, 2010.

  1. 6pm Cowboy

    6pm Cowboy Read Only Funster

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    In another thread about wild camping ( IPS doesn't get it ) which I dont want to hyjack.........

    I think JJ hit on a very important point. Leave any place you stop cleaner than it was when you got there.

    Might build up a trickle affect and motorhomes could end up being welcomed. ( though I am not sure how you would indicate that you had done so )

    Thoughts ?
     
  2. Happy Hippy

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    I have sometimes done this too, though usually I choose places that are tidy to start with so it isn't an issue. There is one place I have stayed 2 or 3 months at a time each summer where people come and park to go walking, and time and time again I have seen them return to their cars, take out a plastic bottle of some sort of soft drink, gulp it down and then throw the empty bottle on the ground before driving off. When I was going into town about once a week for shopping I would always take at least one full bag of these discarded plastic bottles with me to put in a bin, mainly because I thought that otherwise people would think I had left all the rubbish, but also cos I like to look out on a tidy site.
     
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    ( though I am not sure how you would indicate that you had done so )

    how about a small cardboard sign, prominently displayed, along the lines of "this area cleared of rubbish by a motorhome funster" with the URL.

    better to leave one small item than loads of crap and bottles.
     
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    We always clear rubbish around us, there are often bins anyway, people are just too lazy to use them.
     
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    It may seem a lot of hassle, but if we took a photo of the place we choose to stop when we arrive (eg scruffy and untidy) and then take a photo when we leave. Send both to the relevant local council dept.

    Yeah well it was an idea.:Doh:

    Adge
     
  6. 6pm Cowboy

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    and a bl@@dy good one at that. Doubt that many would go to the bother but it would be an excellent way of improvong relationships.
     

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