Whether your taste in travel veers to the exotic journey or leans toward an upscale hotel stay, you can find your vacation bliss at an eco-conscious and conservation centered destination.
While in Taos, Nm, at the edge of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, you can take in the breathtaking beauty of the area and the vibe of the artist colony that thrives there. You can also experience off-the-grid living in a sustainable manner staying at Earthship Rentals. These are eco-friendly buildings constructed with both natural and recycled materials that act like solar energy collectors. Designed in the 1970’s by architect and environment activist, Michael Reynolds.
If a destination that offers mountain views, lakes, 33 acres of hiking trails on the lower reaches of Pleasant Mountain beckons, head for Denmark, Maine. There you will find Nurture Through Nature, a retreat center offering yoga, holistic life coaching and healing. Certified and green friendly since 1999. it is also off-grid.
In California, The Stanford Inn by the Sea in Mendocino is set against a backdrop of redwood forests and rugged coastline in wine country. Biking, canoeing and wellness retreats are offered. The Inn boasts their own vegan restaurant, The Ravens, which only serves only California certified organic food from their own garden and local organic wineries.
Now if it’s more adventure you’re seeking check out Wildark.com. For photography buffs there is a wildlife course in South Africa. Birding in Botswana or fly-fishing in Alaska. Take a 28 day safari guide course in Kenya.
Wildark.com has a mission to protect biodiversity in identified green belts worldwide to conserve wild life. They inspire others to experience nature, learn and protect it. The trips provided are only eco-friendly, and each visit aids in protection and sustainability to that particular ecosystem.
This landmark hotel built in 1929 has become eco-conscious in their use of reverse osmosis filtered water, landscape care from composting to recent renovations with reclaimed, recycled or sustainable materials.
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