You have to be there to understand it correctly. Who was Guemes? Why does a town love him even though many years have passed by? Who were and are the gauchos? This is where we begin to understand this lovely history of love and fidelity ... Read more: http://bit.ly/M9ZSKS
The Plaza 9 de Julio in Cachi is surrounded by a stone cairn that harks back to the ancestral meetinghouse of the Chicoanas Indians. It has triple arched entries and is incredibly beautiful. Around this square you can find cafes, restaurants and small dining rooms. I went to one of them and I tried, for the first time in my life, many years ago, humita which is a kind of dip made of corn, tamales (a kind of pancake made from corn), the soup, a spectacular stew made of white corn, chickpeas, onion, garlic, squash, diced pork and beef and spicy blend that makes it very tasty. Needless to say, I also tried the pies, bits of bef and pork meat, fried in fat. This information is taken from the Municipality of Cachi.