The Winds in the Mangroves

Further to our recent post about living on a boat, here’s a nice video about an off-grid house boat called the Gypsy Rose. The person who lives here, a peaceful fellow who used to be a clown and mime artist, has essentially found himself a spot in paradise.

In the video he speaks of “the sounds of the tides flowing in and out, and the winds in the mangroves.” And just look a that chalk-coloured water. I could handle that.

There’s some additional info at the Living Big in a Tiny House website.


Robert Wringham is the editor of New Escapologist. He also writes books and articles. Read more at

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