09/03/2015 12:10 EDT | Updated 09/03/2015 12:59 EDT

Couple Quit Their Jobs To Travel, And Ended Up Scrubbing Toilets

Would you stop everything you're doing right now and travel the world instead? That's what this couple did, but it didn't quite go as expected...

Former advertising professionals Chanel Cartell and Stevo Dirnberger had set up a blog, as well as an Instagram account called How Far From Home, where they posted pictures of themselves holding signs of how far they were from home their home in South Africa.

In the photos, they appear to be having the time of their lives.

But how they got there isn't quite as glamourous.

"I feel it necessary we share the uglier side of our trip," wrote Cartell in a recent blog post. "I think we’ve tallied 135 toilets scrubbed, 250 kilos of cow dung spread, 2 tons of rocks shovelled, 60 metres of pathway laid, 57 beds made, and I cannot even remember how many wine glasses we’ve polished."

Watch the video above to find out exactly how they've travelled around the world.

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