You will not believe, but this is not the Maldives: a picturesque village on stilts on the lake in Hungary
• You will not believe, but this is not the Maldives: a picturesque village on stilts on the lake in Hungary
Bokodi on an artificial lake to the north-west of the Hungarian capital is a picturesque floating village, which at first glance is so easy to be confused with one of those tropical paradise corners of the earth, which we usually recommend travel agencies.
The village on stilts on Lake Bokodi north-west of Budapest.
Floating villages can be found in different parts of the world: in Papua - New Guinea, in the northeast of Nicaragua, in the north of Brazil, Southeast Asia and West Africa.
Vintage houses on stilts with portico are interconnected and the coast boardwalks.
In the summer cottages are popular with the local population, and in the winter - from the fishermen, because, in spite of the cold winter, the water in the lake freezes Bokodi extremely rare.
The local power plant uses an artificial body of water as a cooling pool. That is why Bokodi lake does not freeze in winter.
Cottages on Lake Bokodi on the Google Earth map.
The area of the artificial lake Bokodi is 160 hectares.
A stroll through the maze of boardwalks interconnecting colorful houses, it is not with the incomparable pleasure.
to a floating village is most convenient to reach from the city Oroszlany.
In the winter season, when the brightly colored houses stand out against the harsh landscape floating village is particularly picturesque.
Lost floating village on the lake Bokodi gained international fame in 2014, when a search engine Bing began to offer its photo houses on stilts as wallpaper. In addition, in 2014 the representative of Hungary at the "Eurovision" has included pictures of the floating village in his music video.
The lights of the power plant in the background slightly enliven the sleepy village in this picture.
Many of the houses are equipped with satellite dishes, so guests always have a choice, watch TV or relax outside on the veranda.