"Pack & Drive": Container Truck Home for R1 100 a Day Has People Tripping

"Pack & Drive": Container Truck Home for R1 100 a Day Has People Tripping

- Photos of a innovative home built on a truck container have received rave reviews on social media as people marvel over its construction and concept

- While many said it would be lovely to be so mobile, others were able to spot that the rate of accommodation is rather high

- An Airbnb listing of the house shows that a night's stay goes for $80 (R1 100); however snaps of both the interior and exterior are rather breathtaking

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A house constructed on the back of a truck has stirred massive reactions on social media. Twitter handle @AfricaFactsZone posted photos of e dwelling, which is located in Kenya.

House built on a truck surprises people, it has comfortable living room, beautiful toilet
People said the idea behind the house is really lovely. Photo source: @AfriicaFactsZone
Source: UGC

An AirBnB listing of the apartment says that the structure is located near Nairobi in Kenya and it costs $80 (R1 100) to book for a night. The interior of the house looks so beautiful you would think it was straight out of a hotel on the main street.

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On the roof is a space that functions as an entertainment area. The room is tiled to achieve a cool ambience that blends well with the minimalist furnishings in the spaces below.

The post has gathered thousands of likes with hundreds of comments from tweeps. Below are some of the reactions:

@odera_igbo said:

"So if you want to travel, you can carry your house."

@visionary_max said:

"Wow. This is cool."

@keep1249 said:

"The truck doesn't even move."

@andyobala said:

"Clearly it wasn't necessary to build it on top of the lorry since it looks immobile."

@MASHTEE said:

"When I'm fed up, I just pack and drive."

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Another man made a 'mobile plan'

Meanwhile, Briefly News earlier reported that an Ethiopian man, Abinet Tadesse, improvised a solution to his own accommodation problems. He built comfy quarters straight on top of his beloved truck.

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The house has three bedrooms, two living rooms, three bathrooms and a balcony. Abinet said what inspired him is that he has always enjoyed spending time working with his hands towards his own goals.

Building the house was not easy. Abinet said it took him three years to complete the whole project. To him, what makes the house different is that he can take it anywhere.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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