A nest for humans in Big Sur

August 27, 2012 | By | Comments (2)
The Human Nest at Treebones Resort in Big Sur, CA.

Photograph by Erin Kunkel

Birds are big in the West, as evidenced by the rise in pet sitters who specialize in chickens, ornithological references on Portlandia, and chicken coops with more style than my apartment.

There are even nests for humans, like this one at Treebones Resort in Big Sur — though I’m not sure if it makes me want to call up a few of my feathered friends and lay an egg or just roost with a cocktail and a good book.

Are public (or semi-public) treehouses a new trend? Alert us to any others by commenting.

COMMENTS

  1. Sunset Magazine’s ‘Westphoria’ Blog Celebrates The Weirdness Of The Western States » Travelchat

    [...] It’s no secret that the 13 states comprising the Western U.S. are a bit unusual. Enter Westphoria, Sunset magazine’s 4-month-old blog dedicated to celebrating all that’s quirky, kick-ass, and distinct about the Left Coast, Southwest and Rocky Mountain regions. Think retrofitted teardrop campers, chicken “sitters,” bike-powered farmers market smoothies, and, uh, hotel rooms designed to resemble giant bird nests. [...]

    October 1, 2012 at 3:15 pm
  2. Sunset Magazine’s ‘Westphoria’ Blog Celebrates The Weirdness Of The Western States | Gadling.com

    [...] campers, chicken "sitters," bike-powered farmers market smoothies, and, uh, hotel rooms designed to resemble giant bird nests. For those of you living on the other side of the Continental Divide, Sunset is the nation's top [...]

    October 1, 2012 at 9:50 am

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