Zip-Line to Your Hotel by the Mountain

skylinehotel00Usually you can walk or take some type of transportation to your hotel, but this is different.  This is not the Sheraton or even a Motel 6, but a hotel room built on a side of a mountain.  For this hotel stay, you will have to zip-line and then climb a mountain to get there.  In the city of Cusco, Peru at the Sacred Valley, you will find Skylodge capsules on the side of a cliff.  The capsules have a bathroom, beds and electricity from the powered solar panels.

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Zero Carbon Housing in Hamburg

hamburg iba 00As the world looks to “green” technology for the future, one city in Germany, Hamburg has for the last 7 years (2006-2013) been part of an zero-carbon building experiment, the International Building Exhibition (IBA).  In the suburb of Wilhelmsburg, you will find many eco-housing developments.

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