Skip to comments.Couple live in sewer for 22 years
Posted on 12/06/2012 10:53:26 AM PST by JoeProBono
MEDELLIN, Colombia, A Colombian couple who moved into a sewer with their dog said they are living life "better than the president"
Miguel Restrepo, 62, told Colombian radio station La FM that he and his wife, Maria Garcia, have been living comfortably in a Medellin sewer for the past 22 years, Colombia Reports reported Thursday.
Restrepo said they are living "better than the president" in the "calm" and "carefree" setting. He said the sewer is outfitted with a kitchen, TV, bed, chair and fan.
All things being relative, he’s probably right.
Ed Norton: “Like we say in the sewer, time and tide wait for no man!”
The chair has a hole in the bottom?
Clearly an unused sewer
And every Saturday Night, he hosts his own floating crap game.
OK wise guy, now get this darn song OUT of my head!
American citizens are also living in sewers..Detroit,Chicago,East LA, NYC etc....Nothing to see here...move.on(.org)
Better than Detroit.
Wouldn’t want to live there during heavy rain. You’d really be in the s**t then..
Here’s more with a few photos, too:
His wife has some muscles.
I think he lives in it.
Now that they know he is here the Government that owns the sewer will either run him out or charge him rent.
I thought Medellin was a sewer.
Minimal landscaping costs—no lawn.
Wow, no Ninja Turtle jokes, no CHUD jokes? Are we geting lazy?
“... no CHUD jokes...”
I was going to ask about it but figured I would be the only freeper that knew such a terrible movie existed. Glad to see there is at least two of us!!
best line of that movie:
“gosh boss, this isn’t going to wash with the guys down at headquarters”.
I am certainly not going to criticize them. I live in a country ruled by a drug-addled communist.
Must be a sanitary sewer.
In a few more years under hussein, we may be envying him.
Reminds me of some storm/fallout shelters I saw the other night. Huge round culverts to bury underground and access tunnel going down to it.
Interestingly, many areas will only need to shelter in for about 2 weeks following a nuclear incident. May even be able to come out after 1 week long enough to dump the toilet bags.
The stored can goods that preppers have will also be ok - just have to wash off the radiation dust before opening. Likewise, fruit like a banana can be washed off peeled and the inside is edible no problem.
I can’t believe that the Government hasn’t even updated civil defense to include fallout shelters since the 1980’s. We are no safer today than we were then IMHO.
Our history teacher used to teach civil defense classes and when I was in school during the 60’s he spent a week teaching our class all about survivng a nuclear incident. Unless you are within 25 miles of the blast, it is very likely you can survive, and a lot of it is necessary anyway.
About the only difference between a fallout shelter and a tornado shelter is the ventilation system. Though some of the walls and ceilings might also be reinforced a little differently.
Radios you have in a storm shelter can be wrapped in aluminum foil to protect from EMP as can other small electronics you think might be useful.
we may be envying him.
You may be right. I’m kinda envying him now.