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09 Aug, 2009

Does a bear sh*t in the woods?

Posted by andrea tomkins in: travel talk

If bears do it, I suppose we can too.

I just found out that our next camping destination is completely toilet-free.

In other words, we have to dig own latrines.

In other words, WE HAVE TO BURY OUR POOP.

In other words – gah – I have no other words.


3 Responses to "Does a bear sh*t in the woods?"

1 | Anne

August 9th, 2009 at 2:58 pm


I just got back from Algonquin Park. Digging my own latrine would have been better than the long walk to the stinky outhouse!!

2 | Hellcat13

August 9th, 2009 at 8:59 pm


You are a better woman than I, because I would be heading to the Hilton.

3 | The Moffman

August 10th, 2009 at 12:11 pm


I love camping, but I’m not sure I would go to this extreme. In fact, I’m certain I wouldn’t. :)

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