Summer 2018

What to Do Before and After Going to the Beach

A few months before the end of the year, people are preparing and planning their famous summer holidays. When you … 0 568
Happy New Year 2018
celebration, Culture, Customs, Food Culture

New Year’s Eve

People are getting ready to start new directions. Some people decide to leave behind the old year in different cities … 0 425
Pork Roast, Lechon to Celebrate the Day of Leaving and Dead
celebration, Cuzco Neighborhoods, Food Culture

Why should we eat pork in the New Year?

In many places, the dish to receive the New Year is pork-based. Every year,dishes such as adobo, roast pork, grilled … 0 452
Cabalas for New Year 2018
celebration, Culture, Customs, fiestas, Travel

A List of Auguries to Receive the New Year, 2018 in Cusco

A few days before New Year’s Eve, most of the people of Cusco are eager to start the year in … 0 393
Commentary, Customs

Feel The Pleasure of Cold Raindrops for Almost Four Months

This is the time when the rains begin to make their presence known constantly. It rains at any time of … 0 487

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

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There Were No Pumas Up There, A Taxi Tale

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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 3076
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 1120
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 1091
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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 2096