You don’t need much to live comfortably, as Rishi Sowa proves. He used 100,00 plastic bottles wrapped in fruit bags, along with some wooden pallets to create a private floating island in Mexico. This floating paradise has all that needs to get by on a daily basis. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.


Spiral Island II is actually Rishi Sowa’s second artificial island. He built the first one in 1998, near Puerto Aventuras, using 250,000 plastic bottles to keep it afloat. Sadly, his recycled island was destroyed in 2005, when Hurricane Emily passed through the area. Most of Spiral Island was washed up on the beach, but Sowa decided to build a whole new island, in a safer area.


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