Far Out: Faustino's Patagonian Retreat

Editors » 5pm - March 23, 2012
Since 1965, Faustino Barrientos has lived alone on the shores of Chile's Lake O'Higgins, in a house built from the remains of a shipwrecked fishing vessel. The 81 year-old pastoralist is reaching the end of his life, and his self-imposed isolation is being encroached upon by the forces of government, economy and tourism. In December 2011, VICE went to document his lifestyle and speak with him about the changing face of Patagonia and the gaucho lifestyle. Watch the series on VICE.COM
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