Real-life Robinson Crusoe makes floating home out of 150,000 recycled plastic bottles

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An Englishman has made a floating island paradise for himself near Cancun off the coast of Mexico using 150,000 recycled plastic bottles.

It took Richard Sowa, 61, six years to build this three-storey home, complete with internet connection, hot tub and three showers.

The father of four and grandfather of six has found someone to share ‘Joyxee Island’ with him: former model Jodi Bowlin.

Mr Sowa said: ‘Living on my own floating island has been my dream for over two decades.

YUCATAN, MEXICO: Joyxee island viewed from the shore. A BRITISH DIY Robinson Crusoe has found love with a former-supermodel on an island he made himself from 150-thousand recycled BOTTLES. Artist Richart Sowa (61) from Middleborough, Yorkshire has spent the last seven years carefully constructing an 8,000 square-foot free-floating eco-paradise called Joyxee Island in a lagoon inside Isla Mujeres near Cancun, Mexico. Despite being 30-yards from the shore and having a base made from air-filled plastic bottles, wood pallets and sand, Richart insists his island has all the mod-cons a lady could want. The only thing missing from Richartís life was a special somebody to share it all with, which is where former-supermodel, Jodi Bowlin (47) from Knoxville, Tennessee has made all the difference to Richartís life. (Picture: Media Drum World)

‘I’ve always wanted to share my life’s work with a soul mate, but I’ve avoided any relationship with anyone I thought wouldn’t be the real thing.’

This is his third such paradise home. The previous two were moored in unprotected waters and were destroyed by hurricanes.

He said: ‘My plan is to become self-sufficient. I am a vegetarian and have many plants growing on the Island which I eat…

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