There are places in Europe where you won’t see a road, hear the roar of engines, or breathe exhaust fumes. This is not a fantasy or a dream! In the Netherlands, there is a magical place that has earned a romantic name – Dutch Venice. In our technological age, this unique settlement surprises not only with its identity and national color, but also with the way of movement. For many centuries in a row, local residents even go to their neighbor… they go by boat.The village of Githorn is truly a Paradise on earth! And it is located just 120 kilometres from Amsterdam in the national Park Weerribben-Wieden. It has become such a unique place not because of its natural location or terrain features, but as a result of thoughtless actions of local residents.
The first settlers were happy with the area where there is a lot of peat and settled here, just dug it near their homes, so it was more convenient. Continue reading