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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Life on a house boat


We visited a house boat - Amazon style. They are made up of huge logs cut from the forest and strapped together. The average lifespan of a houseboat is about 15 years, and you don't have to pay property tax!

Looking at the cooking fire, I wondered how safe it was. I guess you don't need to worry about a fire truck.

The nice thing about it was a shower was just one step away. Jump in, swim around to the "back door," and wa-lah!

There is a definite danger with the little ones. They learn to swim early in life! One of the children fell in and the mom had to jump in to save him.

1 comment:

jgf said...

It all sounds like a truly amazing experience.

Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. (Philippians 3:8)