Were you expecting to find a photographic essay about cliff-top Motel 6s?
A report from CNN.com brings us these over-the-top and on-the-edge deluxe hotels literally are above it all. The lofty lodgings present a point of view that is artistically inspiring and guaranteed to bring out the surrealistic side of even in the most stoic and reserved. See Italy, Bali, the Caribbean Islands, New Port, Rhode Island, and four more that offer a view from the top.
Cliff dwellings have historically offered attributes that lowland abodes can't match. As far back as A.D. 600, the Anasazi people, who once lived in what is now the American Southwest, built precipitously high in the sandstone cliffs -- likely for protection from enemies