Nigel ThorntonNigel Thornton, Proprietor, Mas del Bot Hotel, Aragon, Spain
“We wanted something different from a run-of-the-mill or traditional building...we wanted to make a minimum impact on the environment and to create a more sustainable lifestyle, a business that would be small enough to be run entirely by two people but big enough to be able to live a simple life but a good life”
Arif QureshiArif Qureshi, Proprietor, L'Orri de Planès Trailside Ecolodge, France
“A true Ecolodge is a business that puts environmental values into practice on various levels and at the same time allows its owners to make a reasonable living.”

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Nigel Thornton: "We wanted something different from a run-of-the-mill or traditional building...we wanted to make a minimum impact on the environment and to create a more sustainable lifestyle, a business that would be small enough to be run entirely by two people but big enough to be able to live a simple life but a good life"
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Interview: Nigel Thornton, Proprietor, Mas del Bot Hotel, Spain

Ecoclub Interview with Nigel Thornton, Proprietor of Mas del Bot, a green hotel in Arragon, Spain

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