Luxury Eco Camp Draws Luxe Travelers to Antarctica

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Who would have thought that the icy, barren landscape home to more penguins than people would soon become all the rage among luxury travelers? But sure enough, the well-heeled have spoken and Antarctica is at the tops of their lists.

According to Luxury Travel Magazine, a new five-star luxury ecological camp has opened up, to suit the tastes of these adventurous VIPs. White Desert is comprised of domed, frameless structures that have the strength of a normal building, but the flexibility and mobility of a tent, Luxury Travel Magazine reports.

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"Six of the seven pods are en-suite bedrooms. The interiors include two single beds (converting into one double bed, on request) a wash area, toilet and writing desk. There is also a separate shower tent with a full shower and toilet facilities," the magazine writes. 

White Desert arranges adventures from eight-day safaris to visit the Emperor Penguins, to shorter trips if people are on a time restriction.

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