Archive for August, 2014

08/20 to 08/28 : from the teepee to the angels' nest

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[su_carousel source=”media: 7856,7859,7862,7865,7871,7874,7877,7883,7880,7886,7889,7892,7895,7898,7901,7904,7907″ link=”lightbox” height=”400″ title=”no”] 3 nights in a teepee, new friends, new work done to make the business of our guests more sustainable, kilometers of hitchhiking without waiting more than 10 minutes … The Tour de France Hopineo continues…

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Casa Xochicalco, Honduras

[tabs type=”horizontal”][tabs_head][tab_title]Summary[/tab_title][tab_title]HopSolutions[/tab_title][tab_title]Location | Contact[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopineo[/tab_title][/tabs_head][tab] Accommodation type : guest rooms Location : Honduras Sleeps : 5 rooms (total capacity: 14 people) Opening dates : all year [/tab][tab] Waste sorting, compost (waste management) Large garden with native plants and trees (construction and development) No generator…

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Le Clos des Capitelles

[su_carousel source=”media: 7917,7944,7920,7923,7929,7938,7935,7941,7932,7947,7926″ link=”lightbox” height=”400″ title=”no”] [tabs type=”horizontal”][tabs_head][tab_title]Sum up[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopinnovations[/tab_title][tab_title]Location | Contact[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopineo[/tab_title][/tabs_head][tab] Type of facility: hotel Situation : South West of France, urban Opening period: all year round [/tab][tab] Chicken fed with the restaurant’s wastes Rainwater recuperation Stove with granulated wood Organic gardening Homemade jam…

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Video – Hopineo at the VoyaJoueurs Inn (Traveller-player)

Play and put the world in rights : the VoyaJoueurs’ Inn.  From July 16th to 18th 2014, Hopineo’s Tour de France stops at the Auberge des VoyaJoueurs (Traveller-players’ Inn), at Anne-Sophie Hochet’s. The opportunity for us to discover this unique concept…

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The Eco-lodge of Ensarnaut

[su_carousel source=”media: 7753,7427,7738,7741,7744,7747,7750,7756,7735,7732,7729,7725″ link=”lightbox” height=”400″ title=”no”][tabs type=”horizontal”][tabs_head][tab_title]Sum up[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopinnovations[/tab_title][tab_title]Location | Contact[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopineo[/tab_title][/tabs_head][tab] Type of facility: cottage Situation: South West of France, rural Capacity: 2 cottages (total capacity : 11 people) Opening period: all year round [/tab][tab] Clearing by the poneys Ethology Artistic paths Orchids discovery Dry pit toilets Solar…

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08/16 to 08/20 – Hopineo is heading East. Hum, no, North !

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[su_carousel source=”media: 7553,7559,7556,7562,7568,7565,7571,7574,7577,7580,7583,7586,7589,7592″ link=”lightbox” height=”400″ title=”no”] After the Aude and its Cammas Blanc, eco-spot to be, we mus confess, we’re a little confused. We knew: sometimes some choices would be difficult. Do not look too close at the offer of…

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Arbol de Fuego Eco-Hotel, Salvador

Florie Thielin

[tabs type=”horizontal”][tabs_head][tab_title]Sum up[/tab_title][tab_title]HopSolutions[/tab_title][tab_title]Location | Contact[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopineo[/tab_title][/tabs_head][tab] Type of facility : Hotel Location : Salvador Capacity : 16 rooms Opening dates : All year long [/tab][tab] Monitoring of water and electricity consumption (energy) Solar panels for water-heating (energy) Solar dryer (energy) Replacement of…

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The Hospitality Tour in Latin America – Day 50

Florie Thielin
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Before to leave Guate-Buena… I spent almost a month traveling through this fabulous country: “Guate-Buena” as Paco calls it (and I completely agree, it’s much more positive than Guate-Mala, and better describes this lovely country and its people!). You can read in details…

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Gers and Aude, between family and ecovillage

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[su_carousel source=”media: 7387,7399,7390,7384,7393,7396,7427,7430,7406,7409,7415,7421,7424,7418,7442,7433,7436,7439″ link=”lightbox” height=”400″ title=”no”] After a long and wonderfull stay at La Rhonie, we hit the road pop out our thumbs a bit rusty after two weeks of inactivity and finaly landed at Mahery’s cousin Gianni in the Gers. Meanwhile, a coffee break…

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Uxlabil Eco-Hotels, Guatemala

Florie Thielin
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[tabs type=”horizontal”][tabs_head][tab_title]Sum up[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopinnovations[/tab_title][tab_title]Location | Contact[/tab_title][tab_title]Hopineo[/tab_title][/tabs_head][tab] Type of facility : Hotel Location : Guatemala Capacity : 16 rooms (for the eco-hotel on lake Atitlan) Opening dates : All year long [/tab][tab] Manager and employees of the hotel are all locals from the village;…

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