Historical Photo of the Week: Happy National Hammock Day


















In Hammock news: We recently discovered the existence of Hammock Forums, which seem like a good way to waste some time, particularly if you can do so while in a hammock. We are also eagerly awaiting the arrival of our review copy of The Ultimate Hang: An Illustrated Guide to Hammock Camping. We pride ourselves on providing one of the first detailed guides to hammock culture (circa 1972) and we are eager to see what these whippersnappers are up to…

The People’s Guide to Mexico, circa 1972


2 Responses to “Historical Photo of the Week: Happy National Hammock Day”

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  1. -El Codo- says:

    I still use that diagram! The ropes these days just bend the palms a little closer together.

  2. Lorena says:

    I never thought of a hammock as a fashion statement before. The only socks I’ve worn while hammock lounging have been thick enough to try to discourage the mosquitoes from biting my ankles. Guess I need to rethink my beach wardrobe ;-)