More than two decades ago, Wayne Adams and Catherine King decided to pack their bags, leave the city, and live their dreams.
The couple, who are both artists, wanted to build their home on their own a remote island completely surrounded by nature.
And at Cypress Bay in Tofino, British Columbia, the pair started building Freedom Cove— a massive, quiet haven made from salvaged and recycled materials, which were painted in bright shades of pinks and purples.
The couple began its construction in 1991
A year later…
But now, aside from the pair’s home, the island boasts of environment-friendly features that can turn nature lovers into green-eyed monsters
It features greenhouses, an art gallery, and a lighthouse tower
Moreover, this remarkable place is a totally off-the-grid
The Canadian couple grows their own food in their wide gardens, and their property receives energy from solar panels.
This remarkable float home allowed the Canadian couple to be one with nature without disrupting it.
“We live our life in a manner that, we hope, adds to the health of the environment,” King said. “We do our best to live conscientiously this way every day.”
Although it has taken King and Adams over 20 years to create Freedom Cove, it’s not finished yet. The pair continues to ponder on new pieces to add to this remarkable island.
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This One-of-a-Kind House With A Tree Growing In The Middle Gets You Close to Nature
Would you want to live in this house?
A lot of us would love to have a tree house in our own yard; this somehow allows us to reminisce about our childhood and more importantly, it gives us the feeling of being close to nature.
But for one architect, being close to nature was taken to the next level when he designed a house that you would definitely be envious about.
Not only did Kazakhstan-based architect, Aibek Almassov, designed a unique and gorgeous house, he also won at gardening, considering a giant fir tree is growing inside the house, right in the middle.
A giant fir tree is growing inside the glass-walled home.
10 Totally Delicious Campfire Recipes You Should Master
Try one of these campfire recipes out on your next camping trip.
Now you don't have to stick to burgers, hotdogs, and corn on the cob as camping food. Not that there's anything wrong with them. But if you camp regularly, you must be craving for other food to enjoy aside from roasted patties, hotdogs, and corn. Not to worry! Here are some genius campfire recipes that you can easily master for more appetizing meals when roughing it outdoors.
#1. Lamb Kebabs with Mint Pesto
Lamb grilled in medium-rare perfection and drizzled in pesto. Click here for the complete recipe.
#2. Campfire Chicken Stew
5 Survival Traps That Will Keep You Alive Outdoors
Can trap food or zombies.
When a major calamity or zombie apocalypse strikes, you rely on your precious supplies to keep you alive. But your supply can only last for so long, and soon you will have to do something to replenish your resources.
These survival traps will come in very handy in an emergency situation, not only in getting you food but also in protecting you from predators and intruders.
1 Tension Trap
Also known as the spring loaded trap, this can work for both animals and humans. Make sure to choose the right type of wood to ensure that the trap will be able to impale the animal in such a way that it wouldn't be able to escape....