After having recently survived my own 'wilderness' adventure, happened upon an article in the LA Times about an emerging trend, "glamping" -- glamorous camping.

The Paws Up, a 37,000-acre resort in Montana, offers services such as a camp butler to build a fire, a maid to turn up your heated down comforter at nightfall and a cook to whip up bison rib-eye for dinner and French toast topped with huckleberries for breakfast. The cost is $595 a night plus an additional $110 per person per day for food. Another popular glamping destination is the Clayoquot Wilderness Resort on Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

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Blogger People St.Clair said...

Love nature enjoy the outdoors but fail at camping... this may be right up my alley :)

September 14, 2007  
Blogger {RNVL} said...

I was exactly the same way, People St.Clair--probably the last person anyone would expect to even attempt camping, but ended up having a really nice time. Of course, I brought some comforts from home, such as my goosedown duvet :)

September 14, 2007  
Blogger Suzy said...

That looks amazing! I actually saw something similar to this during the week - there is a camp hotel in India which is part of the Aman group of resorts, it looks amazing...

September 14, 2007  
Blogger Brilliant Asylum said...

Rustic and chic--I love it! It reminds me of Ralph Lauren's teepee he had built.

September 15, 2007  
Blogger franki durbin said...

that's the only way I would camp. I'd have to call it glamping. I'm too much a creature who loves her comforts! ;)

September 17, 2007  
Blogger {RNVL} said...

Suzy, the camp hotel in India sounds great!

Brilliant, thanks for mentioning Ralph Lauren's teepee--haven't had a chance to check it out yet.

Franki, figured this would be pefect for you, since I know you're not fond of "roughing it" either :)

September 17, 2007  
Anonymous nunich said...

extremely beautiful and very romantic! now that's roughing it!

September 20, 2007  
Blogger {RNVL} said...

Exactly, Nunich--can't believe I wasn't the one to come up with the idea :)

September 20, 2007  
Blogger Holly said...

glamping!!! i love it! i love camping and the outdoors, but by day 3 i get a little weary with all the dirt under my fingernails. this is too too perfect of an idea! :D

July 22, 2008  
Blogger Michelle said...

Now THIS is my kinda camping!!

Michelle :)

November 06, 2008  

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