It is a common perception, that when campgrounds close down, you have to put a camping equipment some place safe and wait for the next season. But it is far from that. This is the time when fun begins, this is the time that promises the real taste of adventure.
There are only few things that can match spending the night in a cosy sleeping bag under the stars or witnessing the sun gradually rising above the surrounding peaks in the morning.
Just recently results from an experiment conducted by the University of Colorado were published, describing the positive effect of spending a few nights under the stars away from civilization, on our internal body clock and consequently better sleep.
Our urban life in super fancy modern houses is stealing from us our needed natural light. On the other side, we get artificial light from our electronic gadgets and this is causing disturbances in our circadian rhythm, disturbances in levels of melatonin hormone and so called social jet lag. On long term, it seems to be connected to increased risk of obesity, diabetes and other diseases.