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Backwater House

Backwater House is the name of this spectacular property built next to a secluded lagoon in Norfolk, England. Designed by award winning practice Platform 5 Architects, the contemporary waterside house sits in a serene setting with panoramic views over a private lagoon. The unique timber framed house has three pitched roof bays, a separate boat shed, and a deep canopy that creates a sheltered outdoor area where you can enjoy the setting and the elements. The property is raised above the waterline, allowing floodwater to flow beneath a landscaped timber deck. Backwater has four bedrooms, can sleep 8 comfortably, and is available for vacation rentals.



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STEP INTO THE VOID | FRENCH ALPS | Image

STEP INTO THE VOID | FRENCH ALPS

A new attraction for thrillseekers has just opened in the French Alps. Called "Step Into the Void”, this is the tallest attraction in Europe, it is located on the peak of Aiguille du Midi(Europes highest mountain peak). The death-defying attraction consists of a glass box suspended over the yawning void, 3,395 feet above the ground. It takes visitors almost 20 minutes to get to by cable car, but if you´re brave enough to enter the cube, you´ll be rewarded with one o...
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Vargo Titanium Para-Bottle

The new Titanium Para-Bottle by Vargo Outdoors aims to end the quest for those who seek the perfect water bottle. What´s different about it? Well, first of all is fully made from the premium light and strong material, used in aircraft and aerospace industry – Titanium, so you´re sure to get something that´s going to last a long time, maintaining all of its key features. Its design was also developed considering popular water filters, the most part will fit the Para-...
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BARBARIAN DAYS

Looking for a beach read this summer? Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life is a damn good book about surfing, worthy of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography.  The compelling book is William Finnegan’s memoir of his obsession with surfing, which he calls a beautiful addiction. In the book Finnegan describes his childhood growing up in California and Hawaii in the mid 1960s, his vagabond years hunting down secluded surf spots around the world, stories of life in a...
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