31 Jul '12, 12pm

Glamping shows its alternative side

Luxury camping is not just about safari tents, yurts and tree houses. While these types of accommodations are unique in their own rights there is an otherworldly side of glamping that many travelers have never seen before and could possibly never imagine. The most intriguing thing about glamping is that sites can be built practically anywhere, and many glamping site owners are using that to their advantage. They are inventing entirely new genres of alternative lodging that are meant to take energy from their surroundings, to melt into the landscape, or conform to the particular characteristics of the land. Or, in some cases, they are meant to stand out and simply provide one-of-a-kind spaces that surprise and amaze. Here are some quirky sites that we would like to share some that are truly exceptional. EcoCamp, Patagonia, Chile If you are not sure what a geodesic dome is, ...

Full article: http://www.aluxurytravelblog.com/2012/07/31/glamping-show...

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