“A trip to Kashmir valley is not complete without a stay in a houseboat. These houseboats are anchored to one side of the lake and they don’t move in water. All basic facilities like electricity, toilets, hot & cold water are available. Each houseboat will have either three or four double bedrooms. There are around 700 houseboats around Srinagar with total capacity of 2750 rooms.
I dreamed of living in a houseboat on Lake Powell, AZ at one point and thought I’d throw this out as an interesting housing option even though Lake Powell probably isn’t the most practical place to live because of its remote, desert location. Check out the links below for other alternatives. You may be able to buy a used houseboat at a good price due to the recession. You could rent a houseboat first to see if you like the lifestyle. Lots more houseboat videos at YouTube.
Lutzs’ Floating Cabin
“Who here hasn’t thought about the pleasures of going off the grid — the concept of removing oneself from the trappings of modern society, Thoreau-like, in favor of something a little simpler?