"If the eco-friendly idea of falling asleep under the stars and roasting marshmallows around a campfire appeals to you, but the reality of pitching a tent and sleeping on bumpy ground does not, glamping, the new term being used for upscale — or glamorous — camping, could be your ideal green vacation.Though dismissed by hard-core leave-no-trace campers (who don’t so much as move a rock for fear of affecting the area), glamping can still be an environmentally sound outdoor experience, even if it does include creature comforts (like not having too many creatures inside your tent)..." Read more on the NY Times Travel pages.
Monday, September 15, 2008
Eco-glamping (i.e. glamorous camping) is right up this ethical bon vivant's pretty, green alley so I was enormously pleased to see this article, written by Jennifer Conlin, published on the NY Times Travel pages today. The photo above shows a guest tent at the Clayoquot Wilderness Resort on Vancouver Island.