By Amber Davis, UVM
Living in a canvas tent for three months:
Welcome to our humble abode!
Outside and Inside of Canvass Safari Tents, Photo By: Amber Davis.
We have been sleeping in these tents for the past three months rotating tent mates every couple weeks. They are sturdier than your classic camping tent back in the United States, which I have been more thankful for than I would like to admit. At times, they make me feel restricted from the biota around me but then I remember that they protect us from foreign creatures. Last night before I fell asleep, I was thinking how amazing it would be to have translucent tents so we could see all the wildlife passing by our tents in the middle of the night. Shortly after this late night thought, I remembered why this would be a terrible idea. Our last herbivore-monitoring site was located in the village