CASA Pueblo


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February 11th 2015
Published: March 15th 2015
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CASA Pueblo.....I found this unique hotel/ art gallery in reading about the coastal area.

Carlos Paez Vilaro was a well know Uruguayan Artist. He was friends with Picasso and Dali to name a few.

CASA Pueblo was build and design by CPV as his home. He gradually added on and on with new designs, none of which have any right angles.

It is still home to his family as well as an art gallery and hotel.

Interesting story....I'm not sure if you have read the book or seen the movie "ALIVE" about a rugby team that was travelling to Chile and their plane went down in the Andean mountains in 1972. One of the players on the plane was Carlos Paez Vilaro's son......Carlos was instrumental in continuing a private search that after 2months miraculously found survivors, his son being one of them.

Carlos Paez Vilaro passed away one year ago February.

We had fun exploring this architectural beauty as it's built into a cliff on the edge of the ocean and swimming.
Check out the elevator....the kids were fascinated 😊


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