Walking on water: The Floating Piers
Along the two-mile golden walkway that connects two small islands in Lake Iseo in Italy's Lombardy region to the mainland, environmental artist Christo Javacheff with his wife Jean Claude decided to build a floating golden bridge.
Javacheffs' golden bridge, The Floating Piers, are 16 metres wide and approximately 35 centimeters high with sloping sides.
The project actually started in 1970, when Christo tried to made people walk on water.
The 15 million Euro-project is funded through the sale of Christo's original drawings and collages.
The Floating Piers is made from 220,000 high density polyethylene cubes and is covered by over 100,000 square metres of yellow fabric that changes colour according to the sunlight and the water.
The bridge undulates with the movement of waves as The Floating Piers sits just above the surface of water.
Those who have experienced The Floating Piers say that it feels like they are walking on water or traveling perhaps on the back of a whale from island to island - from Sulzano to Monte Isola to San Paola.
While The Floating Piers is free and open to the public, 270,000 visitors have flocked to see the installation in just less than five days.