Danzas en Paucartambo (Walter Coraza Morveli)
fiestas

The Wonderful Central Day of Celebrations for the Mamacha Carmen in Paucartambo.

I remember Paucartambo, its two-storied adobe houses painted white, some with blue balconies. I remember its narrow streets where the … 0 79
Virgen del Carmen (Walter Coraza Morveli)
fiestas

Paucartambo Celebrates the Mamacha Carmen

The Mamacha Carmen, the Virgen of Mount Carmel, strides calmly into view today as all over her feast is celebrated.  … 0 74
Sacsayhuaman y su atardecer (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Archeology, Turism

Saqsayhuaman and Its Connection with Deity

On top of a mountain on the edge of Cusco is found the great fortress of Saqsayhuaman. From there a … 0 107
Ollantaytambo
Archeology, tourism

Ollantaytambo the Marvelous

Ollantaytambo is an impressive archeological site and historical town located just two and a half hours from Cusco by bus. … 0 87
Corpus Christi
Events, fiestas

A Video of the End of Corpus Christi in Cusco

Corpus Christi is the great fiesta of Cusco and its end, the great departure fo the saints and return to … 0 66

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FOOD CULTURE

Eating together as a group (Walter Coraza Morveli)

How We Think of Food in the Andes

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Tupac Amaru in the square

The Favorite Plaza of Cusco’s Rank and File

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Madres de familia explican el programa (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Passion and Color, a Parade in honor to Cusco! (Hebert Huamani Jara)

The Great Civic Parade Salutes Cusco Today

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Sunrise in Tres Cruces, Paucartambo

Inti Raymi and the Solstice

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Literature

Mario Vargas Llosa

On Mario Vargas Llosa and Cusco

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Mario Vargas Llosa

In Praise of Mario Vargas Llosa

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McCune Copper Pit at Cerro de Paso
drinks, history, Intersections

Mines, Railroads, and Mormons in the Story of Pisco Sour

The Train on its way to Cerro de Pasco 1904 One hundred years ago this last Friday, April 1st, Victor … 0 375
Magical Rainbows Above Cusco's Main Plaza (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)
Cuzco Neighborhoods, history, Travel

Happiness Takes over the City these Days.

We are enjoying beautiful weather. Some days when the rain falls in the city and it´s mountains, we breath fresh … 1 556
Boiled Sweet Potato
history, Ingredients

Globe Trotting Sweet Potatoes

Boiled Sweet Potato Everyone in the United States will eat something Peruvian this Thursday, though they may not know it. … 4 343
Inka Atahuallpa Converted into Stone
folklore and legends, history, Travel

The Emperor Atahualpa’s Head

Inka Atahuallpa Converted into Stone When the great Wiracocha took the child to the enchanted city of Huancabamba they found … 2 274
Quinoa Seeds
Customs, history

The Myth of Quinoa’s Origins, the Grain of Gold.

An old legend tells that the ancient people were able to converse with the stars. One upon a time a … 1 268