No Roads, No Cars, Just Boats

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Most of us town-and-city dwellers spend our days pounding hard, paved ground. But in Giethoorn, Holland, residents float through canals. Built without roads, a series of waterways and bridges connect the town’s 2,400 residents. This incredible aquatic infrastructure has even earned the town the nickname “Little Venice.” We have to admit, a life without asphalt, gridlock and the DMV sounds pretty enchanting.

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  1. This is a truly ruined place which would have been a beautiful place to walk around in ….. 1955. Giethoorn is a Dutch cliche overrun with lowbrow tourists bused in by tour operators awaited by overpriced and greedy "horeca" ( restaurant trade) . AVOID.

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