Is a hammock or tent best for tropical camping?
Do you recommend using a hammock or tent when camping in the tropics?The EditorsSanta Fe, New Mexico
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It depends on the area. I have a region in Costa Rica where I co-teach a survival class each year, and we can use tents because the area is level and clear of large-scale vegetation. But in the deeper recesses of the tropics, I prefer using a hammock w