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Mix: Huts around the World

Phillipines
Mix: Huts around the World
From cold-weather cabins to beachside bungalows, these little havens have us dreaming of a shelter far out of cell range.
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    Phillipines
    Phillipines
    Nipa palm huts can be built on stilts or rafts. This one floats on Taal Lake. 
    Photo by © tonyoquias/Alamy
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    Iceland
    Iceland
    This turf-house in Iceland uses the earth as a natural barrier against cold winters. 
    Photo by Andrew Siddens/Alamy
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    Italy
    Italy
    This traditional trullo hut is typical of the Apulia region of Italy. In the 19th century, trullos served as temporary shelters, storehouses, and permanent housing for agricultural workers.
    Photo Courtesy of © INTERFOTO/Alamy
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    South Africa
    South Africa
    This hut is typical to the Xhosa people, the second largest cultural group in South Africa.
    Photo Courtesy of Corbin17/Alamy
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    Syria
    Syria
    Mud-insulated "beehives" stay cooler even when the temperature crawls to 140º F. 
    Photo © ERIC LAFFORGUE/Alamy
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    Mongolia
    Mongolia
    Though yurts are traditionally thought of as the quintessential Mongolian dwelling, this rural cabin is also typical of the country. 
    Photo by Fabien Seguin