Health and High Altitude Chalets

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Recently, I discovered an article on www.obergurgl.com regarding the positive health effects related to vacationing in high altitude resorts, like Obergurgl-Hochgurgl. How interesting, considering how when we normally hear about the effects on humans in altitude there is generally a negative connotation. Common related articles cover topics such as altitude sickness and preparing for climactic… Read more »

The Chalet. What’s in a word?

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A chalet can conjure up all kinds of images. Long before they became fashionable bases for skiers, they had a very different function. The original chalets were defined as a type of building or house, native to the Alpine region in Europe. They were made of wood, with a heavy, gently sloping roof and wide,… Read more »