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This village in Netherlands has no roads — boats are the only means of transport

Have you ever thought of living a simple life? Well, there is one such place with scenic beauty sans vehicular pollution. And it’s a village Giethoorn in Netherlands. This idyllic village has no roads, and the only access is by water over the many beautiful canals or on foot over its wooden arch bridges. The locals use punters to get around and cars have to remain outside the village. The village was founded by a group of fugitives from the Mediterranean region around AD 1230. It became well known in 1958 when it was…