No Roads, No Cars, Just Boats

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Most of us town-and-city dwellers spend our days pounding hard, paved ground. But in Giethoorn, Holland, residents float through canals. Built without roads, a series of waterways and bridges connect the town’s 2,400 residents. This incredible aquatic infrastructure has even earned the town the nickname “Little Venice.” We have to admit, a life without asphalt, gridlock and the DMV sounds pretty enchanting.

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💬 Comments

Imagine kid leaving for school and parents be like 'hey don't forget your life jacket'.

Author — Abhi


I live near here. It's a hellhole of a small village paralyzed by hordes of tourists spitting and taking selfies.

Author — SMR


What we're talking about here is literally one street in Giethoorn that is too narrow to access by car. Most of the houses that are along this street have a driveway at the back and are easily reachable by car. The ones that don't have public parking at the back of the houses across the street (the ones with driveways). At most, anyone parks their car 50m away from their house.

Author — marfdasko


Everyone's talking about boat. And all I want to say is how green and clean this town is. No heavy pollution, just a great scenery of water and vegetation.

Author — Joemer Torres


Police chases must be lit in that village lol

Author — Marcus Edwards


1:26 Those are some nice 4 wheeled boats in the background

Author — Hugh Jaynis


“Oh no, I can’t find the fire hydrant! Oh wait...”

Author — Matt Davis


Imagine living there and not knowing how to swim.

Author — Danymok


GBS: "And boats, lots of boats"
Every Dutch person: "And Asians, lots of Asians"

Author — Kas Nijhuis


Sales person be like we got boatswagon, merseades, lamboatghini, BMW M searies, mitsubeachy, toyboata and most expensive... Boatgatti

Author — Da Virtuoso


"We all float here. You'll float too...". Jokes aside, this place is so pretty.

Author — akualung


This video proves just how much beautiful The Netherlands is. I keep on watching this video.

Author — Brinda De


I live in Giethoorn and can confirm that I am just an overexcited tourist that enjoys spitting and taking selfies in the canals

Author — Janvi P


There's clearly cars in a lot of the shots, and when I look at Google Maps, there are roads everywhere in this town, so seems like the title of this video is not entirely correct.

Author — Jamie Edwards


Can imagine police here saying “do you know how fast you were rowing?”

Author — Daniel waugh


Such a wholesome town. Such a wholesome video and great narration.

Author — Kushagra Sharma


Looks like a place where i can spend rest of my life with peace and humanity 😍😍🥰🥰😘😘



I am in love with Giethorn, since first time I met "him", some 20 years ago. 🥰🥰🥰

Author — Quantum Universe


This place is great; no traffic, no big city problems, it’s like a simple folk paradise

Author — Ashley Harris


When I was younger I would swim here eventually because we would turn turtle to fall in the water from the canoes with my family and throw mud to eachother, sunscreen never really worked because of the swimming and laughing.
It is still mad fun. I grew up in this place and I’ve grown to love the fields and the calmness over there

Author — Nikki Kirpestein