The blog of the design, construction, and launching of the vessel "Floating Empire", an electrically driven boat utilizing recycled and repurposed materials and a mix of modern and 18th and 19th century technologies to reduce carbon footprint. The vessel is a tiny house barrel barge, simply built of castoff materials and easily available parts, providing an easy living space for an individual or couple
Monday, August 8, 2016
Transportation Crisis Averted
So today we took the delightful (caution, Irony alert) 24 Bus down to look at bicycles and wound up riding two of em the 5 miles back to the Marina.
Being Green is ever so stylish
So we are now the proud owners of two new beach cruisers, with no gears (it's flat here) and fat tires (because the roads here sucketh), which puts pretty much anywhere we need to go (closer than train transit) within range. Now we just have to clean out our poor deceased car and get it hauled away.
And then, back to boat stuff, we promise, but it's all part of living aboard.