Gallery: PHOTOS: Constance Hockaday’s Boggsville Boatel Turns Defunct B...

A ride out to the Far Rockaway is not a trip often taken by the average New Yorker, but if you've been hankering to make your way past Brooklyn, there's a great reason to get out of the city and deep into nature - or something pretty darn close. Just an hour's subway ride out from lower Manhattan, you'll leave the glitz and glam of the Big Apple behind and be transported through a water landscape dotted with marshes, houses set on stilts and cranes swooping across the river for a taste of what's below. At the end of the line you'll find yourself at the gate of Marina 59 where your sea-adventure awaits - but here's the kick - you don't even have to leave the dock to feel the wind in your hair. Designed for Flux Factory's Sea Worthy exhibition, Constance Hockaday's "Boggsville Boatel" is one part art installation, one part hotel and one part summer water adventure. Transforming seven defunct boats that were left in disrepair on dry land, Hocakaday's installation brings the city folk to a simpler life.

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  1. Brian Perkins August 17, 2011 at 11:23 am

    How to get there from Valencia,Spain?