Potato From Cuzco
Customs, Cuzco Neighborhoods, Food Culture

The Potato in Cuzco

The potato is the most important crop for Peruvian cuisine since it cannot be missing from almost any meal.  It … 2 1690
Ceviche Mixto, Cuzco
Commentary, Peruvian Cuisine

Ceviche Time in America? Mexican Zings Peru

Peruvian food has claimed more fans in the United States. Its promotors, such as celebrity chef Gastón Acurio, hold it can follow the path of Mexican food to claim a place in the palate and hearts of Americans. But on Monday the acclaimed North American writer and historian of Mexican food in the fifty states, Gustavo Arrellano, argued “Peruvian food won't happen.” Let’s take a look at Arrellano’s stance.1 1215
Customs, Cuzco Neighborhoods, Food Culture

Much More than a Seed: Quinoa in Cuzco

Though it has various spellings–quinoa, quinua, or kinwa– this seed is a grain that we in Cuzco have inherited from … 0 997
A Guitar in Song

Guitar by Luis Nieto Miranda

Guitar, my guitar, moan that breaks the soul; robed in pain you are like a pale dove.1 749
Ronda criolla and carapulcra

Cuzco Celebrates its Food

Thursday and Friday of Holy Week Cuzco celebrates its traditional foods in a festival held in the Beer Garden of … 0 1213

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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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dolor de cabeza

Pulling Hair, A Traditional Cure for Headache

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Tiger's MIlk Cocktail to Revive You

Majestic Tiger’s Milk (Leche de Tigre), a Peruvian Delight

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Cantuta Flowers (Photo: Alonzo Riley)


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 3053
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 1107
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 1066
Llamas y ausangate (https://www.instagram.com/p/-U9BPqovH_/)

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 2082