October 24, 2021

Deo Gratias Daily News !

Get the facts right

Woman dumps boyfriend, quits job to live with her dog in furnished van

– A 26-year-old woman decided to quit her job and leave her boyfriend of five years to travel

– Linnea Schmelzer bought a van which she converted into a mini home all by herself

– She lives free by travelling across the US with her dog, a German Shepherd named Akela

PAY ATTENTION: Legit.ng is on a mission to support vulnerable children of Calabar – join the initiative on Patreon, let’s change more lives together!

Have you ever thought of quitting your job and taking a long road trip to nowhere? Well, an American woman did precisely that.

Woman Dumps Boyfriend, Quits Job to Live with Her Dog in Furnished Van
Linnea Schmelzer quit her job and dumped her boyfriend to live in a van with her do. Photos: Linnea Schmelzer.
Source: UGC

Linnea Schmelzer quit her job and dumped her boyfriend of five years to move into a van with her German Shepherd named Akela.

The 26-year-old from Wisconsin spent N3,078,750 renovating the van where she could reside with her dog.

After putting all things in order, Schmelzer quit her job as a field instructor and started her own online health business.

Read also

I dropped out of university because of incessant strikes and harassment from my HOD, Dakore Egbuson reveals

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Legit.ng News on your Facebook News Feed!

Fulfilling life

Schmelzer said she was happy at her previous workplace and was keen on building her relationship with the ex-boyfriend. However, she yearned for something more.

“I was seeking more depth, purpose, travels and experiences, so I decided to get the van,” she said.

Dumping boyfriend

Schmelzer further divulged that she had envisioned spending the rest of her life with her former boyfriend, but it did not happen.

PAY ATTENTION: Join Legit.ng Telegram channel! Never miss important updates!

“Our decision was mutual, and we are still very close friends,” said the nomad.

Building van

Schmelzer bought the van in May 2020 and started turning it into a home she could live in.

She singlehandedly did most of the work on the van, which boasts of electricity, cabinets and a bed just like normal homes.

Read also

Chimamanda Adichie reveals both parents walked her down the aisle, says she had first dance with mum

However, due to the vehicle’s confined space, Schmelzer did not install a shower or toilet.

She instead uses public restrooms or relieves herself in the wilderness.

Protective

Schmelzer let on that she feels safe with Akela because she is protective and warns her of approaching danger.

The young lady has no plans of giving up the nomad lifestyle any time soon.

Young lady lives in her van with pet snake for over two years

In 2019, Legit.ng reported on a 19-year-old girl, Jennelle Eliana, who lived with her pet snake in a van.

Jennelle Eliana might not have a proper home, but she has made living in a van with her pet snake look very glamorous as she chronicles it on her Youtube channel.

Many would wonder how she copes with the basic luxuries living in a house affords such as having a bathroom and a toilet.

Read also

Alicia Keys shares epic throwback of her humble beginnings in music

In one of her videos, Jennelle explained that she sometimes looks for a socially acceptable open place where she can bathe but she prefers to bathe at a gym bathroom. She added that she has been doing that everyday for close to two years.

PAY ATTENTION: Do you have news to share? Contact Legit.ng instantly

Source: Legit