A 44 year old Brazilian man dubbed King Marcio, has been living in a sandcastle on the beach for over two decades. He recently celebrated 22 years
The Daily Mirror reports:
Unlike other monarchs, ‘King Marcio’ is personally responsible for conducting repairs to his palace, whether it’s the dungeons or a door.
He also has to constantly water his home to keep it from collapsing, Lavoixdunord.fr reports.
Despite this inconvenience, Matolias says he would not have it any other way.
He said: “I grew up in the Bay of Guanabara, I always lived on the beach. People pay exorbitant rents to live in front of the sea, I do not have bills and here I have a good life.”
Marcio says it's dificult to sleep in the castle because the sand holds the sun's heat, so he'll sometimes stay at a friend's place. But he prefers to stay at the castle, even if it means sleeping outside on the beach...