If I Had The Time And Inclination To Waste My Life….

Ken AshfordRandom MusingsLeave a Comment

…I just might spend it doing this.


Pictured above is (obviously) an island.

But what is unique about it is this: it is a do-it-yourself portable island.

It was built by one guy, and it rests on top of 250,000 empty plastic bottles, which cause it to float.  The bottles were combined in nets, then plywood and bamboo was lay down to act as the base.  On top of that, he lay sand, planted mangrove trees, and even a two-story tall bamboo structure.

A motor built on one side of the island allowed to be mobile.  Here’s some more on the island:

Sadly, the DIY island was destoyed in a hurricane in September 2005.  Bot not to worry — he’s building another one.