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landscape

Volcanos and Plate Tectonics Transform Perú and Utah

We found them laying still in Southern Utah, their sides flattening with age. What had caused them to spew out … 0 47
Sheraton Hotel in Cusco
Commentary

The Sheraton Hotel under Construction in Cusco Raises Indignation

The people of Cusco feel indignant that the Hotel Sheraton’s construction goes forward, especially since it was rejected by the … 0 75
Having a Delicious Lechon in Paucartambo (Walter Coraza Morveli)
fiestas, Food Culture

Food in the Fiesta of the Virgin of Carmen

During the fiesta del Carmen different dishes and special foods are served throughout the festivity. Each day a particular dish … 0 76
La Guerrilla entre Qollas y Chunchus
fiestas

Power, Pasion, and Drama in Paucartambo

The festivity of the Virgin of Carmen brings together joy, fiesta, color and faith. The thousands of pilgrims who arrive, … 0 75
Lares, medicinal waters
tourism, Travel

A Trip to Lares Delights

The Lares Valley has medicinal baths whose waters spring up from the root of the Pachamama and give health, fun, … 0 92

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FOOD CULTURE

Crianza de Pollos

Chicken Has Become the Favorite of Peru

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Eating together as a group (Walter Coraza Morveli)

How We Think of Food in the Andes

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Literature

Mario Vargas Llosa

On Mario Vargas Llosa and Cusco

0 Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel Prize, Cusco, Route of the Baroque,
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 … 0 402
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 … 1 581
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. … 4 360
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 … 2 293
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 … 1 285