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This is a wonderful vacation cottage, with lots of
glass and perhaps a porch offering terrific views
the landscape and hardwood floors. It has
comfortable beds and shower and if so desired, a
hot tub, air conditioning of course.
It's ideal for an extended vacation in a serene
Some people might even be fortunate
enough to be able to spend years that way. I'm
thinking Yellowstone. Or all of Wyoming. It's
there and there aren't too many people.
But the house isn't stationary. Underneath are
large wheels or preferably, legs. These move the
house slowly along a pre-programmed course.
There is no driver, but it's possible to set
waypoints. The house is intelligent enough to
obstacles. Movement is very slow and steady, slow
enough that collisions will not happen and also
enough that there is no shaking.
Sit back in your adirondack chair on the porch or
lay down in the comfy leather sofa in the living
room and watch the beautiful landscape gradually
change through the floor-to-ceiling windows
you drink a cup of coffee, read a book or have
Howl's Moving Castle
[UnaBubba, Jun 04 2012]
||I assume this behemoth travels overland, rather than
clogging up roadways? I like the concept, but it will require
some manual piloting, as the wilderness has this irritating
not being easily navigable. [+]
||Sounds like the Luggage but with a view.
||I've thought of an idea of having one of those mining dump-trucks made, but with a house on it (those trucks are already the size of a house). This way, you could traverse the plains in your house, be in a different town every few days, or everyday. See the sights of America
This is the sort of thing a billionaire could do.
||You can do it a lot cheaper than that, if you steal a T-
282 and a shipload of fuel.
||//You can do it a lot cheaper than that, if you steal//