The Drina River in the Balkans is possibly one of the most beautiful bodies of water to ever exist. And what sits atop of a rock in the middle of this scenic place is a tiny home that has stood the test of time, adding to the area's intrigue.
For over 40 years, this small structure has survived the unpredictable Serbian weather and has become a hot spot for tourists lucky enough to take a dip. But how did the unusual home come to be?
Photo by Vlado Marinkovic
Well, according to CNTV, the home was built in 1969, a year after a group of young boys were looking for a spot to sunbathe and discovered that the rock was an ideal place for a tiny shelter. Since they constructed it, the one bedroom dwelling has survived multiple floods and extreme winds, proving that tiny homes are sometimes unbelievably strong.
The home has gained international fame after photographer Irene Becker's stunning photo depicting it was featured last year as National Geographic's "Photo of the Day," heightening curiosity about this exotic house. It now has its own Facebook album and blog.
We have come across many American tiny homes, but we have to say, the story behind this particular one has us dreaming of picking up and traveling to Europe to see this amazing example of architecture.
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