Ever since a photo of this queer-looking house on the Drina River, Serbia was published in National Geographic, many curious travelers have flocked to see if this incredible sight was real.
And indeed, the tiny house on a rock has stood in the middle of the river for more than 40 years. The house was built in 1968 by a group of young boys who were looking for a place to sunbathe. Since the rock wasn’t too comfortable to lie down on, they installed some boards to create a platform.
The following year, they added walls and a roof, transporting materials via boats and kayaks. Several times, the house was nearly destroyed by flooding, but every time it has been faithfully restored from ground up.
If you’re one of those curious travelers, you can find the house on Drina River near the town of Bajina Basta, on the eastern edge of Tara National Park, in Serbia.