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Galactic Suite – The First Space Hotel in 2012

To the seaside, in the mountains .. or in space? This is the question holiday-makers will think about when planning their 2012 vacation. Prices are also in accordance with the services provided. The company, that is constructing the first space hotel in the world claim that this is due to open in 2012. First of all, in 2012, a one-room capsule will be flying at 450 kilometers above the Earth, at 28.000 de km/h speed, asserted Mr. Xavier Claramunt, director of Galactic Suite. He added for Reuters that while he believes there are 40,000 people on earth capable of enjoying his luxury offering, his team is still busy solving some problems.

Tourists will spend 3 days alone in space, after which, the capsule is recovered by the bearing racket. However, until then, the extraterrestrial amateurs will see the sun shining 15 times and surround the Earth every 90 minutes. This may be a utopia at the moment but this will be possible in the next years. Travelers will go 300 miles into space and experience weightlessness activities. Hundreds of people have already asked for further information and 40 have already booked a package. The Galactic Suite says that, in the future, space will become a common touristic destination. ‘It is natural to think that, in 15 years time, your child will spend the weekend in space’, the director added.

Interior Design Space Hotel 2012
Interior Design Space Hotel 2012
In the first phase, such journeys will be available only for millionaires, because of the high price: 3 million euro for 3 days above the Earth. The promise is that in the following decades, the space journey to be at hand’s reach. This is considered to be the birth of the ‘homo spaciens’. Galactic Suite is the most unconventional and innovative method of spending one’s holiday. The idea of a space hotel was issued in 2007, when the staff working for galacticsuite.com decided to initiate a flying strategy for holiday-makers. In 2012, the first tourists will be able to step in the rooms of the flying hotel in order to try a very original way of spending the vacation. In space, no one can hear you screaming because a shitty website has bloated flash and obnoxious sound. The 2012 configuration will be a three-bedroom “boutique hotel” with pods launched from individual rocket missions, then joined up in space. Claramunt says that the system is designed for modularity and expansion “based on the natural growth of a grapevine.”

First Space Hotel Interior 2012
First Space Hotel Interior 2012
The Galactic Suite Space Resort will provide rooms with view to the Earth. Rooms will be 7 meter wide and 4 meters high, they have no angle nor straight lines. Every time visitors want to eat something or just have a rest, then they would “stick”, using velcro or similar systems, to some protuberances on the sides of the room. Before embankment, tourists will be trained on a Caribbean island for 18 weeks. Here, they will learn how to live in space, and enjoy the unique experience at fullest. The journey will start with a flight at 30.000 de km/h. If guests would like to have a shower, then they will use the spa room in which bubbles of water will float around. The next issue is the toilet – “It’s the bathrooms in zero gravity that are the biggest challenge,” claims Claramunt. Tourists will have suits, with which they stick to the walls. Mr. Xavier Claramunt, architect, explained that the space shuttle will carry three rooms at a time and that up to 22 capsules will be fixed to the central nucleus.

Galactic Suite - The First Space Hotel
Galactic Suite - The First Space Hotel

Bungalows in Bora Bora

The area has around 115 islands which are grouped in five archipelagoes: the Marquesas, the Tuamotu, the Gambier, the Tubuai and the Society Islands. The Society Islands are divided into the Windward Islands, dominated by Tahiti, and the Leeward group, with Bora Bora its main island. Bora Bora is a place with all yea long tropical climate. It is situated 17 degrees south of the equator, and the temperature reaches from 25ºC (77ºF) to 28ºC (82ºF). In April and November, the humidity and temperature are high. From May to October, the weather is dry and the nights cooled by the trade winds, that are stronger during this time of the year. It is 10 kilometers long and 4 kilometers wide. Bora Bora is one of the top attraction for holiday-makers in the world, because this outstanding island is the jewel of the South Seas. It has white sand beaches, translucent waters of blues and greens, where the 15 over-water bungalows are something specific for this area.

There are some resorts in Bora Bora that provide bungalow accommodation. These little houses are the perfect place for honeymooners or for those in search of an exotic place to stay, because they are full or romantism and have all of the amenities that the discerning traveler would desire. The hotel is on Point Raititi. Even while in, travelers can still enjoy the clear water that is below them, because the tables in the bungalow are glass-topped and this way, they permit you to see the unique view of the lagoon.


The accommodation in a bungalow includes air conditioning, mini bar, ceiling fans, a couch, a large bed, a beautiful modern bathroom, personal safes, everything in full comfort and privacy. There is also a shower at water level alongside steps leading to the lagoon. The furniture is made of natural woods and materials of the islands, like rattan and bamboo, Tasmanian oak floors, ceilings of pandanus lashed to beams of Douglas fir,
cast-iron tubs. If you want to have breakfast or dinner, then go to the Matira Terrace Restaurant. For lunch or any other refreshments, go to Pofai Beach Bar. The Matira Bar’s tables are built from monkey-pod trees felled during the occasional South Pacific storm; the roof is of pandanus thatching. Afternoon tea is available from Hotel Bora Bora’s Pofai Beach Bar.

Visitors can enjoy the diverse activities that can be performed in the area. One of them is fishing, with typical catches ranging from tuna and wahoo to marlin and mahi-mahi. For safari-fans, the island mountains are the perfect destination for the expedition that includes a visit to the cannons left behind after World War ll, as well as a ride through the valley to an ancestral plantation. Bora Bora can also be seen from an helicopter or on bicycle. Parasailing is also available at about 300 meters high above the island. Sea-going charters and nightly sunset cruises are also available. Guests can also take a paddle canoe or outrigger sailing canoe into the lagoon, jet ski around the island or enjoy a combination beach picnic and cruise of the lagoon waters.

Bora Bora Vacation
Bora Bora Vacation

Bungalow - Inside
Bungalow - Inside

Bungalow in Bora Bora
Bungalow in Bora Bora

Bungalows
Bungalows

Inside a Bungalow in Bora Bora
Inside a Bungalow in Bora Bora

Inside Bungalow in Bora Bora
Inside Bungalow in Bora Bora

Overwater Bungalow
Overwater Bungalow

Photo of Bungalows in Bora Bora
Photo of Bungalows in Bora Bora

World’s Famous Winter Sport – Skiing

Because we are in a full winter season, we can’t pay a bigger attention to winter sports like skiing for instance. The following article will provide you valuable information regarding Ski Resorts, First-time Ski Tips and Ski Rental.

A ski resort is a skiing area, more complex, containing accommodations, it is a place where you can spend the vacation; besides you can benefit from the multitude of facilities like snowmobiling, dog-sledding, ice-skating, indoor or outdoor swimming, many places for entertainment, like spas with saunas, hot tubs, masseuses, and swimming pools, inside the hotels.

Skiing
Skiing

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