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get back to nature

To leave modern city life to embrace a simpler, more rural lifestyle. My hippie sister really wanted to get back to nature, but I like modern technology too much to do that.
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get (or go) back to nature

return to the type of life (regarded as being more in tune with nature) that existed before the development of complex industrial societies.
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If getting back to nature is your thing, Center Parcs may be for you.
Whether for the bathroom vanity or the kitchen counter, surfacing materials are getting back to nature with colors and patterns that evoke the many shades, textures, and shapes of landscapes--from forest to desert, beach to prairie, and even to the stars and sky.
He wants as many converts as possible to savor the challenges and joys of living off the land and getting back to nature.
ATLANTA-The basic bedding category is getting back to nature.
There are even rougher trips out there for individuals whose idea of fun is getting back to nature with scant provisions or equipment - and living to brag about it.
But, recently, more and more people are packing their bags and getting back to nature and to tradition in Canada's north country.
A wildlife garden is an ideal way of getting back to nature when life becomes stressful.
Naples first "boomed" in the 1930s; in the '70s it tolerated an influx of hippies getting back to nature.
From April 14 through April 22, community members in nine cities from Seattle to Washington, DC, are getting back to nature, doing everything from planting trees to cleaning up parks.
With the hot tub, your own shower, and a few other extra touches, the idea is to make getting back to nature warm and cosy rather than a wet and soggy experience.
The pretty candlelit tents with soft comfy beds are ideal for getting back to nature with a few creature comforts.
It seems to defeat the point about getting back to nature when you are bringing with you quite so much stuff.
And for those still keen on getting back to nature after the opulence of all that five-star living, then the hotel offers game drives to see Africa's so-called Big Five - lions, leopards, buffalos, elephants and rhinos.
She's been telling me for years to forget about leaky undersheets and missing tent pegs - today''s campers are getting back to nature in style, with lodges, chalets, tepees, yurts and VW vans, she says.
We had only been away for a short time, but it felt like a real break, getting back to nature for us townies (blackberrying down Kirklees way is as close we get to the countryside).