9781614280477

Escape Hotel Stories : Retreat and Refuge in Nature

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  • ISBN13:

    9781614280477

  • ISBN10:

    1614280479

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/28/2012
  • Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
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Summary

Escape Hotel Stories takes readers on a journey to some of the worlds most stunning hotels, often located in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, while advocating the importance of preserving the environment. Each hotel or resort in this volume possesses a unique relationship with its surroundings, offering an escape into natural paradises spanning the globe: A ranch in the heart of Wyomings wild plains, eco-lodges on Easter Island or in Alaska, a mountain ryokan in Japan, luxury tents in the Australian desert. Matteoli accompanies each travel narrative with references to inspirational writers and artists, many of whom were environmental proponents ahead of their time.

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