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Water Road: Le Passage de Gois

Le Passage de Gois is a roadway that connects the Gulf of Burnёf with the island of Noirmoutier in France, a country that is obviously too poor to build a bridge. Due to the tides, the road is only available for a few hours a day before it is flooded… not that a little thing like the ocean can stop some people or anything.

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Homemade Levees

As rising water from the Mississippi River threatened thousands of homes, many hoped and prayed that public levees would keep the river at bay, but some hard-working and very resourceful people weren’t content with just hoping and praying and took extraordinary steps to protect their homes and property from nature’s very wet wrath.