Straight Boys Go Camping Near A Cold Stream !!years went by as a youngster of 14 til long after seventeen year old camping as boys do,and very much learnt bush skills as we had no real concern for danger !!! getting a sore foot or getting totally wet from non stop rain was little or no worry to us !!! there would be 12 of us at least that would venture out either hiking or camping from friday night til late sunday afternoons..... we had bush showers and two logs lashed over 2 other logs that sat over a trench was our toilet,,,, we would often change in the tents and it was all just normal for us.................. we planned one weekend to goto a private property that catered for many outdoor groups and we would be the guest of an excentric old guy that had traveled the world in search of unique furniture and artifacts.
He sometime would invite some of the older boys into his house for hot chocalate and spirits......followed by stories and a gathering of relaxing in his spa and sauna, and there were only two rules 1. you must shower before u enter the spa 2. you must be fully naked to go into the spa.................these days he would be classed as a deviet but his bizzar twist did not seem to bother us as it was a group event and wasnt taken out of proportion! his collection of african culture and the spears and hunting tools were very impressive stuck to the walls around his house but what i found most unusual was his turtle carved out of wood and the four straight legs that crossed and stood like a foot stool, if u hadnt noticed the wooden cone wit the point standing out the rear of between the back legs u would think it was a stool but it was actually used for initiating young boys into manhood !!!
this one saturday night we all gathered inside after a meal to drink ,talk and use his spa, it was a chance to relax and the best part was we were away from our parents !! so drinks all round in front of a fireplace talking and enjoying a good story out of the rain...... we knew that we didnt have to sleep in the wet as we were aloud to sleep in his barn with his carpet python............the evening went on and it was time for us to go out into the semi open glass room that served as the spa and sauna room with a single cold shower in the corner. we were limited to how many could fit in the sauna so we all ******** off in front of each other including this old guy that owned the isolated property... we showered and jumped into the spa without saying a word, it was embarresing but at the same time it just was a rule we had to follow and we never questioned it but i think deep down most of us wondered about the reason for this guy that lived on his own would ever let us stay in his place and join boys in a spa, here we sat around naked and talked for about 2 maybe 3 hours getting out only to use the sauna or the shower..... i know i always used to pee on the grass if i needed the toilet..............................anyway, we went to the barn and slept on the hay, never ever thinking that it had been wrong, but it was a secret that only certian groups of campers would ever know..............i think these days he would be exploited but he never did wrong by us and the next morning we had a swim butt naked in his creek with him, not even thinking that there was anything wrong.............................. he was one truely unique person that taught us so much about his vast travels and that trust went both ways , we respected his laws while camping and removed our rubbish when we left, but never told others about what we did in his house, and just as well because our parents would probablly been up in arms that we were served alcohol on his farm, but hey fond memories for us and the chance to be open and trust each other, its a bond that we stood by and kept a lot to ourselves even if it was basically innocent acts.