celebration, fiestas

Farewell of the Saints in Cusco: The Octave of Corpus Christi

The eighth of Corpus Christi takes place Thursday in the city of Cusco with massive participation of the Cusco population … 0 351
Commentary, Culture

Cusqueños Dub a Scene from Coco into Quechua

Every day more people know about the Quechua language. As we saw earlier some, television series and some scenes of … 0 510
Papa Helada (Frozen Potatoes) with Cheese in Cuzco
Traditional Food

Traditional Winter Dish: Frozen Potato With Cheese

The frozen potato with cheese is a typical dish that is only eaten in the winter months in Cusco. These … 0 479

The Condemned Were Deer

The inhabitants of communities near the city of Cusco tell that, besides being true, their stories served to protect their … 0 539
San Blas Saint (Photo by Walter Coraza Morveli)
celebration, Customs, fiestas, Food Culture

Joy, devotion, dancers, and rich gastronomy: This is how the festival of Corpus Christi in Cusco is lived

With much joyous sound, Corpus Christi Catholic began in the imperial city of Cusco on Wednesday. The 15 saints and … 0 631

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Boarding a Taxi (David Knowlton)

There Were No Pumas Up There, A Taxi Tale

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Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

The Multiple Spanishes of Cusco

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A Book of Stories Coming Soon

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Sunset in Cusco (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Cultura, history, tourism, Travel

History and Information About Cusco

Important points of the history of Cusco starting from the Plaza de Armas. In Inca times, what is today the … 0 4113
Huaca Mesa Redonda (Photo: Wayra)
Archeology, Culture, history

Mama Qaqa or better known as ‘Mother Stone’

Mama Qaqa or better known as ‘Mother Stone’ is present among the wak’as (or huaca. A wak’a (Quechua) is an … 0 1927
Guaman Poma, Observing the Sun


One of the most important problems of astronomy and Inca calendar involves an evaluation of the identities and role of … 1 1857
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Llamas and their importance in the Andean World

Llamas are domestic animals from the Camelidae family and are common in the Peruvian Andes. It was a very important … 0 594
Customs, drinks, history, Intersections, Medicinals, tourism, Travel

Ayahuasca, A Plant with Demands, Challenges, and Changes

What if I told you there was a plant that could show your past, present, and future? A plant believed … 0 2906