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Glamp in a geodesic dome at this Mars-like campground

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Martian glamping—it’s a thing

Geodesic domes in desert Photo via Sun City Camp

Let’s face it, no one’s going to Mars anytime soon, despite Elon Musk’s best efforts. That hasn’t stopped people from imaging what hanging out on martian soil might be like, though.

The Sun City Camp in Jordan’s Wadi Rum desert is designed to be an alien experience on Earth. The resort is set on red-dirt land, which we have to admit, looks curiously similar to the Red Planet’s surface.

Visitors can stay in Bedouin-style tents, but if you’re looking for a truly otherworldly glamping experience, the better bet is grabbing a Martian Dome, a geodesic structure modeled after Buckminster Fuller’s famous design.

Each of the inflatable domes is tricked out with a terrace, private bathroom, and a king-sized or double bed facing a wall of windows that looks out onto the red land. Squint and it almost looks like you’re on Mars, if Mars had gravity and orange juice for mimosas in the morning.

Wooden deck outside of dome Photo via Sun City Camp
Inside of dome with chairs and bed Photo via Sun City Camp
Bed in dome Photo via Sun City Camp

Via: Uncrate