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USA Today: Camping with Wi-Fi, what is ‘unplugged’?

From the writers at USA Today.

Sometimes you just need to unplug. So, I piled my best friends into the car and we headed an hour and 40 minutes north of our busy lives in San Francisco to Petaluma. We were going camping, and our iPhone chargers were packed.

Before you roll your eyes at Millennials — you know, the phone-wielding culprits of adventure’s demise — let me tell you why it just might be OK to ask for the park’s Wi-Fi password.

I am all for phones-off time, and my family and friends are huge advocates of meal-time phone piles. But sharing a moment on social media has its place. On our camping trip, we didn’t buy a souvenir from the gift shop. We didn’t carry high-quality cameras with the intention of printing and saving our photographs. Our social media posts were our keepsakes from an unforgettable camping trip.

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