My son and I had an amazing time camping in the Okefenokee Swamp. It was a deep and pure experience of nature, made all the richer because we were outside of our comfort zone. If you haven’t spent a weekend in a state park before, please consider giving it a try!
The best cup of coffee you will ever have in your entire life is the morning after sleeping through a rainstorm in a tent with your five-year-old while camping in a swamp. I know how that sentence sounds. You’re thinking that I had a terrible experience, and that I’m about to complain about the rain or being in a swamp or camping or my five-year-old. You would think wrong. I loved every bit of it, and dealing with the elements actually enhanced the experience. The fact that coffee becomes its platonic ideal after all of that was just the cherry on top.
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