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Views 18 Dic Peru Recaptures World’s Biggest Cebiche Title
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300 chefs create a 6, 8 Ton Cebiche for the certified Guinness World Record

Peru Recaptures World's Biggest Cebiche TitlePeru on Sunday reclaimed the Guinness world record for the largest cebiche after 300 chefs made almost seven tons of the country’s signature dish, a citrus-marinated seafood appetizer, enough to feed 40,000 people.

All it took to recover its place as world record holder for the largest cebiche, an honor it had lost to Mexico in 2007, was five tons of white fish, lots of lime juice, onions, chili pepper and salt. To contain the cebiche, organizers used an aluminum container about 30 meters (yards) long, which was set up inside a sports center in Peru’s main port, which is part of greater Lima. The cooks who prepared the cebiche, most of them graduates of Lima cooking schools, spent the night cutting and cleaning the fish so that they could actually prepare the dish in a little over an hour on Sunday morning.

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Views 18 Dic LA FERIA DE MATADEROS
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La Feria de MataderosIf you have come to visit Buenos Aires and want a taste of the Argentinean country then do not skip the Mataderos market. This market represents where this ´feria´ city and country meet and join together.

It is a great alternative to the more central markets of Buenos Aires such as the ones in Recoleta and San Telmo. These markets are rapidly turning into tourist traps with a lot of hustle and bustle along with higher prices.  However, the Mataderos market will offer you a lovely day in the country side, full of cultural immersion, perfect for a relaxed Sunday afternoon.

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Views 15 Dic Tres Cruces: The best of Paucartambo
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Tres Cruces, Cusco - Peru They call it a phenomenon of some sort and I was surprised that I did not know about this sooner than I did.  After living in Peru for over a year you get to a point where you feel pretty knowledgeable on what is around, and certainly what is worth seeing.  I did not know about Tres Cruces or the awe-inspiring sunrise that I was in store for.  It was a bit of an adventure in and of itself just to get there.  Located a little over 4 hours outside of Cusco, journeying to this site is an adrenaline rush all on its own.  The road structures are still a bit unsteady with one-way roads that are not completely paved.  I survived by closing my eyes through most of the ride, and kept my focus on the sunrise that I knew was at the end of this treacherous road.

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