San Blas Saint (Photo by Walter Coraza Morveli)
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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 … 0 553
National day of potato (Photo by Walter Coraza Morveli)
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Biodiversity Fair: Brilliant exhibition of 300 potato varieties in Cusco

Yesterday in the Plaza Regocijo was held an exhibition of 300 varieties of potatoes at the Fair of Biodiversity, organized … 0 496
A Variety of Potatoes
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National Day of the Potato

National Day of the Potato Today, May 30, Peru celebrates the National Day of the Potato is celebrated. Its nutritional, … 0 604
Lord of Qoyllu Rit’i (Photo by Walter Coraza Morveli)
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Qoyllur Rit’i – Inti Alabado – Tayankani

In the Andes mountains of Cusco, every year more than 100,000 people come with music and dance in pilgrimage to … 0 562
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Regional Strike in Cusco

Cusco May 24, 2018 This morning the city of Cusco woke up to a forceful mobilization as a protest against … 0 954

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History and Information About Cusco

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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 1900
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Llamas are domestic animals from the Camelidae family and are common in the Peruvian Andes. It was a very important … 0 594
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