Ivory Coast's 'Floating Island' points to greener tourism

thejakartapost.com

The seaside resort offers visitors a cool drink or tasty meal, a dip in a pool, a karaoke session or an overnight stay, all with a view.


Nothing much new there, you may say -- creature comforts like this are pretty much standard in tropical hotels.


The big difference, though, is that this mini resort is also a moveable island that floats on plastic bottles.


Riding on the laguna in Abidjan, Ivory Coast's economic hub, the unusual complex floats on a platform made from 700,000 discarded bottles and other buoyant debris.

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Posted: 28 Aug 2019 14:51:38

  
  

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