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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks
Currently living and working in Guernsey 🌅 Budget travel experts, proving one city at a time that everywhere is budget ✈️
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 8
Replying to @kowalat @VisitGuernsey
It is so beautiful ❤️
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 8
St Peter Port, Guernsey, at sunset last night 🌅 The sky is on fire 😍
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 6
I think it’s only in Prague and it tends to be included in the price of the accommodation 😊 The vast majority of the time it goes completely unnoticed and there is no evidence that tourism is affected by it, in the exact same way as nominal national park fees
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 6
I completely agree, it would be amazing if they were free, however, the problems we are facing today are those caused by a lack of adequate infrastructure to handle human waste and consumption, and unfortunately that takes money to manage.
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 6
Strategies currently used across the world aren’t based on a “pay on entry” system, but more of a “pay to be in” approach. This involves registering the vehicle or having an on-person pass that can be checked by patrolling rangers.
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 6
Absolutely! It needs to start at the top down, however, that isn’t an overnight fix and is based mainly on culture. Tourist tax is a widely utilised strategy for many European countries and has proved very successful.
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 6
Czech Republic is also an interesting choice as they are one of the countries that utilise a “tourist tax” on their major city. Prague charges roughly €2-7 per night, a source that can then be used to improve facilities across the country. Currently the uk does no such thing
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 6
Yeah absolutely, I agree that the best solution would be the appropriate spending of current public funds, however, the population of this country seems to consistently favour governments that don’t do this. This is just another solution that has been proven to work elsewhere
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 6
It would of course require the creation of new job roles (which isn’t necessarily a bad thing?), but the point is it works in other countries and is a viable source of revenue to tackle the problems that we are currently facing.
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 5
Other national parks police with patrolling rangers and checks on registration numbers. Locals will have provided passes. It works in other countries 😁
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 5
Thanks 😁
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 5
Replying to @veggievagabonds
Other countries charge a small fee of 2-3£ to enter national parks for the day. Is there any reason this wouldn’t be successful here and in Scotland? Means more money for facilities and infrastructure
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Meandering Wild Aug 5
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 5
Replying to @chrisncharlies
That looks delish 😍😍
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 4
Replying to @thiswayup
My brain doesn’t contain 13tb never mind my hard drive 😂
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 4
Replying to @thiswayup
Do it overnight? 😂
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 1
cheers mate!
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Gemma & Campbell | highlands2hammocks Aug 1
Searching the coastline of the spectacular Eyre Peninsula, we are on the hunt for the best rockpools in South Australia, asking ourselves "Why on earth does no one come here?!"
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