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LA couple takes their tiny house on a year-long roadtrip




Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh outside their tiny house in New York's Central Park.
Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh outside their tiny house in New York's Central Park.
Guillaume Dutilh
Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh outside their tiny house in New York's Central Park.
An inside view of Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh's completed tiny house.
Guillaume Dutilh
Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh outside their tiny house in New York's Central Park.
The tiny house traveling through New Brunswick, Canada.
Guillaume Dutilh
Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh outside their tiny house in New York's Central Park.
The tiny house en route to the Petrified Forest National Park in Arizona.
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Earlier this year on Take Two we brought you the story of L.A. residents Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh. They were looking to scale back, live more simply and head out on an adventure.

So they quit their jobs, built themselves a tiny house, and decided to travel the country while pursuing their true passions: writing and photography.

When Jenna and Guillaume brought their tiny house by KPCC in May, hitched to the back of their pickup truck, they were just about finished building their 140-square-foot home.

Now the building is complete, and they've been on the road for almost four months. So far, they say, it's been a great experience. 

They usually get a lot of curious looks from people, Guillaume says, except in New York City where people were "fairly unfazed by the sight of the house."

Jenna says they've gotten used to not always having running water or electricity. And even the close living quarters are working out well so far. 

The biggest challenge?

"Honestly for me it's been more difficult living with the dog in the tiny space than it has been Guillaume. Simply because she wants to go outside all the time, she wants to run around and she sheds a lot," Jenna says.

Luckily, she says, their tiny house only takes 20 minutes to clean.

Find out more about Jenna and Guillaume's progress on their blog, Tiny House Giant Journey.



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