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Camping On Instagram Vs. Camping In Real Life

So much rain.

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1. On Instagram camping in the clouds looks mystical and ethereal.

Clouds ruin real life camping.

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2. Dawn breaking at your camp on Instagram.

The horror of waking up camping IRL.

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3. On Instagram, putting your tent up seems all fun and games.

In real life it's harder than deciphering subtweets.

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4. On Instagram lilos fit nicely inside your cosy little haven.

In real life things can be a little messier.

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5. Old school tents on Instagram look retro and cool.

In real life they're just a bit mediaeval.

This kind of tent is legit called a bell-end tent.
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This kind of tent is legit called a bell-end tent.

6. On Instagram, people drink great coffee, even in the wild.

In real life camping coffee goes back to basics in a different way.

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7. A DIY hammock on Instagram.

Trying to make your own hammock in real life.

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8. Leaving your tent open on Instagram is magical and rustic.

In real life you were probably just too drunk to close it.

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9. You can cook anything outdoors on Instagram.

In real life, cooking anything that involves more than heating water while camping can GTF.

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10. On Instagram, driving to your camping destination is a scenic dream, itself a lovely part of the holiday.

In real life it takes up most of your holiday and is a congested, concrete nightmare.

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11. When a pro-Instagrammer roasts food on the fire, a whole salmon is NBD.

In real life campfire cooking is inventive in a different way.

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12. Camp barbecues are so fancy on Instagram.

They tend to be a bit more basic in real life.

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13. Instagram makes packing for a camping trip look like a cinch.

14. In real life, not so much.

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15. On Instagram camping seems like a lovely way to spend your time.

16. In real life it's shite.

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