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floating tropical private island::One man’s trash is another man’s mobile treasure island.?Spiral Island may be the most strange and successful hand-made paradise the world has ever seen. For those not familiar: the The current model floats atop millions of recycled plastic bottles, created from the ground (or rather: water) up by one man and a rotating crew of die-hard followers, fans and friends.