Nina joined an expedition camping in Bornean Rainforest and writes about the privilege of spending a night in the canopy.
I’m going to climb a tree to 80 metres. That’s pretty high. Higher than the Leaning Tower of Pisa, at 56 metres. Higher than Nelson’s Column in Trafalgar Square, at 51 metres. Just 13 metres short of the Statue of Liberty. But I’m not just going to climb that high, pee my pants and climb …
Anyone who has ever camped in Britain will know- taking down your tent in the rain is tricky. However, taking down your tent when it is suspended from a tree hanging over a swollen river in the rain is… something else.
A night under the hexagonal bubbles of the rainforest biome in the Eden Project.