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Meet The Couple Who Spent 24 Years To Create Heaven On Earth

A couple who created a homemade floating island has been living on it for 24 years.

Meet The Couple Who Spent 24 Years To Create Heaven On Earth
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Off the grid- not quite on track.

All of us must've heard this from our elders that if we want to become successful, we gotta be different. And yes, we try to be different, by being off the track, not copying others and doing something unique. But, the thing is, we try something different because we want to become successful and not because we just want to be unusual.

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Well, a couple from Tofino, British Columbia has thought to make an uncommon change in their lives.

Well, a couple from Tofino, British Columbia has thought to make an uncommon change in their lives.

Catherine King and Wayne Adams dubbed their house as 'Freedom Cove'.

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They started building homemade floating island 24 years back and have been living on it since 1992.

They started building homemade floating island 24 years back and have been living on it since 1992.
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The house does not lack anything from that of a normal house and extras comprise of a lighthouse, dance floor, and greenhouses.

The house does not lack anything from that of a normal house and extras comprise of a lighthouse, dance floor, and greenhouses.

Everything in the house is floating, they are tied to the shore with lines but not anchored.

Everything in the house is floating, they are tied to the shore with lines but not anchored.
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Wayne said, "Everything is done with a handsaw and hammer, no power tools, I know every board and nail by name."

Wayne said,
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Catherine is a retired ballerina, writer, painter and she loves gardening.

Catherine is a retired ballerina, writer, painter and she loves gardening.
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There is no road access, the only way to reach the island is by water.

There is no road access, the only way to reach the island is by water.

They themselves catch fish and grow produce for their meals.

They themselves catch fish and grow produce for their meals.
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They use solar energy and generator for the generation of electricity.

They use solar energy and generator for the generation of electricity.
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The couple is quite happy with this way of living and when asked about seasickness, Wayne said that he gets land sick when he goes to the town.

The couple is quite happy with this way of living and when asked about seasickness, Wayne said that he gets land sick when he goes to the town.
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