camping-ground love


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  • One more glance over the camping-ground to see that nothing we ought to have with us had been forgotten.

    The South Pole~ Through the Mountains

  • On approaching our camping-ground we had the sharpest descent, and here, reluctant as we might be, we found it wiser to put both our poles together and form a strong brake.

    The South Pole~ Through the Mountains

  • As we had seen from our camping-ground, it was an immense undulation that we had to traverse; the ascent on the other side felt uncomfortably warm in the powerful sun, but it was no higher than 300 feet by the aneroid.

    The South Pole~ The Start for the Pole

  • One last glance over the camping-ground to see whether anything was forgotten, and then into the blizzard.

    The South Pole~ The Start for the Pole

  • I consulted the aneroid immediately on our arrival at the camping-ground, and it showed 10,920 feet above the sea, which the hypsometer afterwards confirmed.

    The South Pole~ Through the Mountains

  • On arrival at the camping-ground he had his reward.

    The South Pole~ The Return to Framheim

  • They left their camping-ground and took themselves off to attack the homesteads and loot.


  • Towards night they generally made their appearance at the camping-ground with the looks of half-dead men.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • A breezy hill, overlooking the village of Kiora, was chosen by me for my camping-ground, and as soon as the tents were pitched, the animals attended to, and a boma made of thorn bushes, Farquhar was carried up by four men into my tent.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • Some dashed about, performing feats of horsemanship; others brought apricots and dough-balls made with apricot oil, or rushed to the tents, returning with rugs; some cleared the camping-ground of stones and raised a stone platform, and a flock of goats, exquisitely white from the daily swims across the river, were brought to be milked.

    Among the Tibetans


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