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by goodleaf
Wed Feb 27, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: HAIR concerns on the playa? ;)
Replies: 39
Views: 2326

Re: HAIR concerns on the playa? ;)

SugarK, the witch hazel got all the playa dust out great. It was drying so that's why I do the coconut oil right after. I'm Indian and have thick curly hair, fwiw. For logistical reasons, I also had to go back to work right after the burn. As in teardown, exodus, and then my husband dropped me off a...
by goodleaf
Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Clothing & Playawear
Topic: HAIR concerns on the playa? ;)
Replies: 39
Views: 2326

Re: HAIR concerns on the playa? ;)

I did braids during the day and wigs at night with a wig cap - added bonus of being warm at night!

I used witch hazel to comb the dust out of my hair every couple of days and then added coconut oil before I slept, I didn’t have any breakage or hair loss, but your ymmv, of course.
by goodleaf
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Comfortably camping
Replies: 41
Views: 2586

Re: Comfortably camping

I was reflecting on comfort vs preparation for my virgin experience (rambling incoming): I went for the first time last year and had a very “comfortable” set up in open camping. We didn’t have the budget for anything expensive, so RVs were out, and I felt like they were too insular. We ended up buil...
by goodleaf
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?
Replies: 19
Views: 2469

Re: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?

Your prep sounds top notch. I’m impressed by it. What other events have you guys done that led up to you doing burning man? Thanks, that feels good to hear from someone who’s familiar. Honestly, we hadn’t done anything remotely like this before - just some car and tent camping at state and national...
by goodleaf
Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?
Replies: 19
Views: 2469

Re: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?

Yes, the bed is on a wooden platform and can fit storage bins underneath, good eye! We had built the platform a few years ago to be able to turn our SUV into a camper-type setup when needed, so it was easy to repurpose that here. The platform is in three pieces, they’re light and require 5 minutes t...
by goodleaf
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?
Replies: 19
Views: 2469

Re: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?

Well that is like the yo mtv cribs of yurts right there. Impressive setup for your first year! Did you build your swamp cooler? What would you do different next time? Ha, thanks! I did build the figjam swamp cooler, and tbh I just followed the instruction and didn’t read all the discussion which I ...
by goodleaf
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:33 am
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: HexaYurts
Replies: 1244
Views: 259390

Re: HexaYurts

What she said. How did you attach the fabric to the roof? I used 13 six inch segments of pvc pipe with a length of mule tape strung and knotted through each of them. I taped the pipe + mule tape segments with bifil to the joints of the roof just before we set up. Didn’t do it before transport becau...
by goodleaf
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?
Replies: 19
Views: 2469

Re: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?

Is that wallpaper? Did you have a second tent for supplies etc? Yep, wallpaper. I looked at bulk wallpaper companies online, specifically their discontinued/clearance patter s and picked the pattern based on the clearance price but was pretty happy with how it turned out. The wallpaper is taped ont...
by goodleaf
Fri Sep 21, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?
Replies: 19
Views: 2469

Re: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?

That is one seriously decked out yurt. Was it wired for electrical / lighting? We had a solar panel and wired one extension cord into the yurt for the lights. And we had a swamp cooler outside though didn’t use it much as the yurt stayed pretty comfortable and cool. No other electronics for the yur...
by goodleaf
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: HexaYurts
Replies: 1244
Views: 259390

Re: HexaYurts

Tried cheapy wallpaper and fabric draping for the inside of the yurt this year and it came out pretty well! Took an extra hour during set up, but felt very homey.

by goodleaf
Fri Sep 21, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?
Replies: 19
Views: 2469

Re: What’s the best way to hang/suspend things inside a yurt?

We used 13 six inch segments of pvc pipe with a length of mule tape strung and knotted through each of them them. We taped the pipe + mule tape segments with bifil to the joints of the roof just before we set up - 6 just above the walls and and 6 more about halfway to the roof. One more near the ver...

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