The Dutch Interpretation on the Fine Art of Glamping
My dad used to joke his idea of camping was a hotel without room service. (Ironically, I sit here writing this story from such an establishment.) I think he would have liked this stylish example of glamorous camping (i.e. glamping) from The Netherlands. On the road, it’s a boring old enclosed trailer. Arrive at the campsite and it unfolds to increase its space threefold and become a thing of beauty. RELATED: See the World’s Most Expensive RV
Designed by Dutch architect Eduard Bohtlingk, it’s called a Markie (short for Marquis). It’s more than 30 years old and has won major design awards.
As the photos show, it provides a mixture of openness, intimacy, and, in true European camper style, efficiency. ViralNova describes it as the perfect way to flee civilization but not a warm bed and privacy.
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Of course, park one of these in a campground and you’re probably not going to get much privacy. The folks in the 100-foot RV next to you are going to pepper you with questions all day long.
Enjoy off-beat and unusual camping arrangements? Plan your summer vacation in Amsterdam at the Urban Campsite Amsterdam. It features a selection of camp sites that will blow your mind.
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