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Family of 8 w/ Pets Living in a Bus

This is the Evans family (their Instagram). They’re a family of 8 with pets (3 dogs and a snake) living on a bus that they renovated themselves. That’s 8 people, 3 dogs, and a snake living and traveling out of a DIY bus conversion (their YouTube Channel).

They are excited to be traveling the world and giving their children real experiences instead of just reading and watching movies. Pretty cool parents, right? This story is brought to you thanks to the Tiny Home Tours YouTube Channel.

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8 People, 3 Dogs, And A Snake Living And Traveling in a DIY Bus Conversion!

That’s right! A family of 8, with 3 dogs, AND a snake, living and traveling in this beautiful bus motorhome that they built and converted themselves.

The living area with privacy curtains. See the rest in the complete video tour below.

Video: Family of 8 Downsizes to DIY Bus Conversion

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Alex is a contributor and editor for TinyHouseTalk.com and the always free Tiny House Newsletter. He has a passion for exploring and sharing tiny homes (from yurts and RVs to tiny cabins and cottages) and inspiring simple living stories. We invite you to send in your story and tiny home photos too so we can re-share and inspire others towards a simple life too. Thank you!
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  • Avatar Theresa Perdue
    March 5, 2020, 7:40 pm

    What a beautiful home.

  • Avatar Melissa
    March 6, 2020, 7:46 pm

    Beautiful! I have sckoolie-envy! 😍

  • Avatar Theresa Perdue
    March 7, 2020, 11:57 am

    Ok 6 kids but only 5 beds? What am I missing?

    • Avatar James D.
      March 8, 2020, 12:41 am

      One bed is below…

      • Avatar Theresa Perdue
        March 23, 2020, 11:54 am

        That’s still only 5 beds. 4 bunk beds and one below. Where does the 6th kid sleep?

        • Avatar James D.
          March 23, 2020, 4:16 pm

          Note, they say family of 8 but only show 5 kids… So that could either mean the sixth child is either moved out and not living with them full time anymore or a baby that they didn’t want to show in the video that would still be sleeping with the parents… Or another adult family member who is traveling with them but not shown in the video…

          Though, father did mention bunks are under rotation as older kids move out then the younger kids will take over their bunk…

  • Avatar Rosa Espinal
    March 7, 2020, 9:12 pm

    I absolutely love this beautiful home, there’s nothing that I’d change, it’s perfect the wait it is. Congrats to them, they did an amazing job in converting a bus into a home!

  • Avatar Michael L
    June 20, 2020, 11:06 pm

    And I thought living tiny in a 312 sq ft cottage with two terriers and a cat was a challenge!

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