Culture, Customs

A Traditional Form of Fishing in The Peruvian Jungle

From very ancient times the native tribes of the jungle used an ancestral method to be able to fish easily. … 0 874
Culture, Customs

Bells’ importance in Offerings to the Earth

The offering or payment to the earth, as it is known, is a very important ritual for Andean people. It … 0 868
Alpacas and Llamas (Photo: Wayra)
Culture, Customs

Andean Camelids and Their Characteristics

In South America there are 4 species of camelids: the vicuña and the guanaco found in the wild and the … 0 868
Beautiful Women with Colorful Dresses Walking Down the Plaza de Armas

How to Choose the Best Spouse for Your Children

In Peru’s towns you find different traditions for choosing the best mate for your children. Different tests are carried out … 0 933
Pork Roast, Lechon to Celebrate the Day of Leaving and Dead
Customs, Food Culture

The Typical Breakfast of Cusco

Every Sunday, after the first mass at 6:00 A.M. in the Cathedral of Cusco, we eat the typical Cusco breakfast. … 0 1135

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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 3925
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 1740
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 1712
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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 2744