Boarding a Taxi (David Knowlton)

There Were No Pumas Up There, A Taxi Tale

Few cars were on the street when I shut my door this morning and stepped out. I crossed, sure I would … 0 354
¡Getting Energy! Thanks Pachamama.

A Pause for a Sacred Fire Ceremony at Solstice

This week Cusco filled with brightly colored costumes, street vendors, wayno music and the explosion of fireworks. It culminates today … 0 397

The Octave of Corpus Christi, The Farewell of the Saints

This week, parades were held for many activities during the Cusco festivities and yesterday the Octave of Corpus Christi was … 0 372
Chiriuchu the dish of Corpus Christi (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Food Culture, Traditional Food

It is the Octave of Corpus and People Eat Chiriuchu

Already the bells of the Cathedral toll. They are calling and reminding people today the saints will come out from … 0 651
Commentary, fiestas

Festival Giants in Holy Spaces?

“There were giants in the earth in those days.” (Genesis 6:4) Giants course down Cusco streets these days in the … 0 729

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

Misunderstanding the Canines of Cuzco

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Tiger's MIlk Cocktail to Revive You
Cantuta Flowers (Photo: Alonzo Riley)
Chicharrones (Walter Coraza Morveli)

Traditional Food of Cuzco

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folklore and legends

The Devil Cat (Hebert Huamani Jara)

Demons in Roof-Top Cats

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A Town, a Teacher, and a Murder

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Destruction of the Temple of Santo Domingo

The Story of a Beggar and a Café in Cusco

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Parade of Allegories

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Love to Dance (Brayan Coraza Morveli)
Mickey Mouse in Cusco


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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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 … 0 298
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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 1281
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 1600
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 2201