Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Hotel Offers Guests a Night as a Hamster

- source Reuters

NANTES - It's a unique concept according to its creators, a hotel in the French town of Nantes is offering the chance for people to become a hamster.

For 99 euros ($148.10) a night, you can eat hamster grain, run in a giant wheel and sleep in hay stacks in what is called the "Hamster Villa."

Maud and Sebastien are the first ones to experience how hamsters live, not afraid at the thought of sleeping in hay or feeding on a hamster fountain and special grain.

It's a unique experience and, the guests say, just something different.

"To become a hamster, eat seeds, change our way of life...come out of our daily routine" Maud and Sebastien told Reuters TV..

The owners, Frederic Tabary and Yann Falquerho, run a company which rents out unusual and bizarre places.

"The Hamster in the world of children is that little cuddly animal. Often, the adults who come here have wanted or did have hamsters when they were small," Falquerho said, dressed as a hamster.

However, the price is soon to go up as today's hamsters need, according to the owners, Wifi and a giant TV screen.


Leave it to the French to do something that stupid. There have got to be better ways to get away from life's daily routines. How about next time you want to spend a night as a hamster, just take a shovel and hit yourself in the face as hard as you can? Got any other ideas for these crazy bastards? Leave them in the comments section below...


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