Picture this: relaxing on your own private terrace overlooking the Sea of Cortez, with volcanic islands and desert hills on the horizon. This was a pleasure I enjoyed last week as a guest of the Villa del Palmar resort at the Islands of Loreto in Baja California Sur. I flew to Loreto on one of [...]
A lodge with the word “sleeping” in its name may sound like a lazy type of place, but at Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, you’d be doing yourself a disservice if you waste all your time snoozing. Tucked away in the woods alongside Icicle Creek, at the base of Washington’s Cascade Mountains (whose ridgeline shape is the [...]
It takes a load of courage to move from the bright lights of a major city to a tiny cabin that’s completely off the public utilities grid and can only be reached by boat or seaplane. Now imagine sharing that space with two other people, a cat and two dogs. Sound crazy? On the face of it, perhaps, but not if you’re a family with a vision, like the Gabriels of Sakinaw Lake Lodge.
It’s hard to beat the view from La Cusinga Lodge. Nestled on a hillside on Costa Rica’s still-wild southwest coast, the lodge occupies its own private nature reserve just south of the village of Uvita. Seen from the lodge buildings, the vista takes in a dense expanse of verdant rainforest spreading over the slopes, contrasting [...]
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Crossing Time Zones shares travel-related stories, photos, news, and reviews by Annika Hipple, a freelance writer, photographer, and tour leader based in Seattle, Washington. A dual citizen of the United States and Sweden, Annika is a lifelong traveler with particular interests in adventure travel, ecotourism, and sustainable travel.
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