Api and Empanada
Food Culture

Api: Warmth, Migration, and Tradition

Night, cold, and difficult times find a solution in Cuzco in api [áh-pea], a hot, fruity, corn-based drink. Stemming from … 3 1066
A Toast to Their Marriage
Customs

Marrying in Cuzco

Sharing love is often not only between two people. It can involve many more, often an entire community. If it … 0 503
Ingredients

Cuzco’s Aromatic Cacao

Plump, colorful fruit hang from stems.   Large as melons, they seem somehow incongruous clinging to the trees, as if … 0 813
Quinoa and Cake for Breakfast
Food Culture, Uncategorized

Quinoa for Breakfast at the University’s Gate

As the sun rises over Cuzco, before many people are awake, already students begin to gather at Cuzco’s universities and … 0 416
Boiled Eggs to Go
Food Culture

Boiled Eggs and Ocopa in the Street

Cuzco is a city of street food.   From basic to elaborate, once can find many things to no whet … 0 384

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

Traditional Food of Cuzco

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FOOD CULTURE

Guinea Pigs Roasting on the Fire (Brayan Coraza Morveli)
Toasted Peanuts For Sale

The Traveling Peanut

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Holy week traditional sweets (Walter Coraza Morveli)

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

Literature

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
history

PUCUY SUCANCA AND CHIRAO SUCANCA, INCA SOLAR OBSERVATION

One of the most important problems of astronomy and Inca calendar involves an evaluation of the identities and role of … 0 167
Llamas y ausangate (https://www.instagram.com/p/-U9BPqovH_/)
history

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 1160
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 1486
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 1968