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The world’s caught a cabin fever. Green cabin, that is!

An eco-cabin near Seattle, WA.

An eco-cabin near Seattle, WA.

There’s a new trend emerging across the United States – eco cabins. Now, this isn’t what you’re thinking – some tent shack in the woods – it’s more of an experience that blends old with new, traditional styling with modern materials and design. Recently reported in the NY Times, these types of cabins are becoming more and more popular as people search for a retreat from their usual city routine. Author Michelle Kodis was quoted in the article saying:

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Baobab & Wet Volcanoes make a unique Eco-Lodge couple ~ Chile

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When Chilean architect Rodrigo Verdugo ventured into the design of two Eco Loges in Chile’s Huilo Huilo Private Natural Reserve, he was set to take his imagination to new heights. While La Montaña Mágica (The Magic Mountain) Hotel was inspired by an erupting volcano, with cascading water replacing the fire and amber, the idea for the second lodge, Baobab Hotel was probably drawn from a bee-hive, or a snail’s shell.

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