Traditional country house
Very nice - but I would not like to
be the one having to clean those windows!
The Chiloé archipelago has
many traditions that are not shared by the rest of Chile. One of them are
these homes. The only reasonable transport among the many islands are boats,
and so it's convenient to be build houses this way. The boats can be parked
right below. The front side of the houses look perfectly normal and face
the coastal street.
My sister's first house
A fisheye view from the kitchen door.
This is a home too! This plane was
forced to an emergency landing in a swampy, then uninhabited area, and
was never retrieved. Years later a colonist used it as safe, weather-resistant
and well-insulated home! Even a stove was installed, chimney and all!
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