Qoyllority Snowy Peaks (Walter Coraza Morveli)
celebration, Commentary, Customs

The Q’eros and the Festivity of Qoyllurit’i

The religious festival of the Qoyllorit’i of the department of Cusco, is one of the most intriguing events. It takes … 0 353
Flora and fauna represented by the children of Cuzco (Photo: Alonzo Riley)
Commentary, Customs

Peru: Rules and New Experiences the Start of Garden Kindergarten

In Peru, in 2011, the MINEDU (The national Ministry of Education) established a norm of 3 years old for compulsory … 0 572
Culture

Botanical Garden of the Plaza San Francisco, Cusco

Not far from the Plaza Mayor of Cusco is Plaza San Francisco. This Plaza is very crowded and every day … 0 529
Story

The Witch of the Andes (Achkay)

One of the stories that parents tell their children more than others in the Andes is that of ACHKAY. She … 0 530
Chupacabra attacks again in Paucartambo (Foto :El Matuttino)
Commentary, news

The Chupacabra of Paucartambo

The chupacabra, ”goat-sucker”, is a mythological animal that kills goats, sheep and other animals in rural areas. It is said … 0 795

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The abstracted form of a dog watching a soccer game. (Photos by Alonzo Riley)

Misunderstanding the Canines of Cuzco

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dolor de cabeza

Pulling Hair, A Traditional Cure for Headache

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Cantuta Flowers (Photo: Alonzo Riley)
Tiger's MIlk Cocktail to Revive You

Majestic Tiger’s Milk (Leche de Tigre), a Peruvian Delight

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Literature

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 3696
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 1555
Guaman Poma, Observing the Sun
history

PUCUY SUCANCA AND CHIRAO SUCANCA, INCA SOLAR OBSERVATION

One of the most important problems of astronomy and Inca calendar involves an evaluation of the identities and role of … 1 1539
Llamas y ausangate (https://www.instagram.com/p/-U9BPqovH_/)
history

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 2555