Ludvik Dolezal isnt your average homeless man. Ludvik, who is from the Czech Republic, actually may be the dirtiest man in Europe. Thats because of his unusual habit. He is absolutely fascinated with ashes and fire. So much so, he sleeps in a bed made of ash.
The man burned his mattress and duvet cover just to create enough ash to comfortably sleep in. He believes that fire is one of the most important parts of his life.
Passers by often refer to Ludvik as the devil, like in a fairy tale.
One day, he quit his job.
Since then, he has been with the fire.
He burns nearly all of his possessions so that he can cover up with hot ash.
Its believed that his obsession with fire and ash is the result of a psychological disorder.
One of the few possessions he managed not to burn is his radio.
Sometimes strangers will give the man tires to burn so he can keep warm.
Hes also a heavy smoker.
He believes he has breathing problems and by smoking at least one pack a day, it helps him breathe.
He gets money every month from the Czech government, but officials are afraid to give it to him all at once, in case he burns it.
Its hard to put yourself in this mans shoes. His connection to flame and ash is unique, and a part of his life that he simply cannot live without. He wears only a fleece sweater in the winters to keep warm because he is never far from fire. Share this mans unique habits with others.