“Think ‘rough luxury’, rather than paved roads and services everywhere. The luxury arises from intimacy with nature, an experience few urban people have, in a remote and extremely beautiful environment. Taking inspiration from Slow Food, this kind of tourism is about a high quality, personalized, handmade experience. You leave the world of mass production, pollution and stress far behind, and the first thing you do is slow down… Then you might go trekking for several days on mules in the mountains, following ancient paths without roads or other people.

There is a personal development aspect to slow adventure too, where the Baby Boomers’ need for ‘new sensations’ may be fulfilled.”

Read the full article by Tamara Griffiths here.