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12. What was it like sleeping on a bed with just rope under the mattress?
Remember the saying. "Sleep tight. Don't let the bed bugs bite." Well this is what to "sleep tight" is--to sleep on a tightened rope bed and at the post of the bed, often we set it down in a little bowl or something that has camphor in it. And that deters the bed bugs from getting in with you.
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