Overnight, camp in the jungle – the matter required, as in any other natural area. As in other regions, device refuge hut in the jungle It has its own characteristics. In this article we will examine exactly what features to consider when stopping for the night in the jungle.
The peculiarity of the jungle is the almost complete absence of wind, high humidity, the abundance of mosquitoes and forest litter – soaked with moisture and infested with all sorts of unpleasant and dangerous insects and other animals.
Based on the foregoing, tent or canopy in the jungle It must be securely protected against vertically falling rain. It makes no sense to try to protect themselves from gnats using dense walls of the hut – it’s useless. So, enough quality to perform a roof. If the cool nights in the jungle – It can be done full tent, but usually this is not necessary.
In connection with the damp forest litter and mass of parasites in it, do not sleep on the ground. Even if you remove the litter directly under the hut, nothing will prevent small and dirty inhabitants of the jungle, to get inside the hut.
To protect against moisture and pests, should make flooring, raised above the ground, couch or hammock. Thus, you will be in 0.5-1m above the ground level.
As an option, a good hiding place in the jungle can be tucked along the path of the cave. Alternatively, you can build a shelter on a tree. This automatically eliminates all the inconveniences with litter.