Saturday, March 6, 2010

Quilmes, Argentina: Where beer bottles are made for consumption, and shelter

If you happen to stumble across a big house made from bottles, give it a good long rub, and a dreaded Jerry Garcia Argentine look-alike will come out. Tito Ingenieri used 6 million + bottles to build his Quilmes home. Quilmes, ironically enough, is the name of the national Argentine beer that is made in the town of Quilmes, located outside the Buenos Aires capital.