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.
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‘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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