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A bed under glass in the land of the Aurora

Post Time:Jan 19,2009Classify:Industry NewsView:162

I was about to spend my first night in a glass igloo, a jewel-like one-room (plus a tiny bathroom) glass enclosure that allows you to marvel at the aurora borealis from bed. The 20 igloos were built by Jussi Eiramo, the owner of the [Hotel Kakslauttanen, in the tiny Finnish town of Saariselka], for just that purpose and attract people from around the world. This is northern lights country, and Mr. Eiramo said he got the igloo idea after seeing people outside in the cold at night, staring at the sky in hope. “Better to see the lights in a warm place in bed,” he thought and started construction in 1999.

Spending a night in an igloo is magical. Lying in bed, looking up at the sky, is like camping under the stars, but with the heat on, according to a Jan. 18 article in The New York Times.

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