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Cantwell, Alaska and the Igloo
A giant, four-story igloo-shaped hotel in the shadow of Denali. It seems like a brilliant idea. Who wouldn’t want to spend the night in an architecturally unique home-away-from-home, then get up and explore the wilds of Alaska? What could possibly go wrong? It turns out, just about everything. As you drive up the Parks Highway, you’ll be mind-numbed by about 200 miles of pavement, and at least 175 miles of trees. And then suddenly, there’s a reason to pull off the road and take a picture. Out here in the middle of nowhere, somebody decided to build an igloo, but …