Make Your Own Island

From YouTube: ┬áThis is how to REALLY get away from it all: Family live on an incredible pink and green self-sustained floating fortress miles from civilization Wayne Adams and Catherine King live in the 12-platformed structure, built in 1992, off the coast of Tofino, British Columbia Dubbed ‘Freedom Cove’, the home consists of wooden structures, green houses and living spaces connected through a wooden pathway The couple gather their own water from local sources and grow vegetables Electricity is supplied to the home through solar panels and photovoltaic energy generators

A Canadian couple have ditched busy city life to live on a colorful off-the-grid float-home and garden they’ve dubbed ‘Freedom Cove’.

Wayne Adams and Catherine King created a completely self-sustainable float home consisting of 12 platforms that houses wooden structures, green houses and living spaces all interconnected through a wooden pathway.

The magenta and turquoise floating structure, off the coast of Tofino, British Columbia, was built in 1992, and the couple, who have two children, live in the home year round.

During winter months, the couple collect rainwater for drinking and in the summer they collect drinking water from a nearby freshwater waterfall across the bay, according to Collective Evolution.

They have several greenhouses in which the family grows fruit and vegetables year round. Electricity is supplied to the home through solar panels and photovoltaic energy generators.

The home also has a lighthouse, a myriad of pots filled with plans and flowers, and a collection of art made by its artistic owners, according to Tofino Time.

Thanks to ShantyboatLiving.com reporter Dan Hohman.

Originally posted 2016-08-10 05:48:22.

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