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Nevada Pasteleria.

“Detour Lucre”, shouts the green and white sign in a photo on a blue door under the stone arches of … 0 949
Aguaymanto Fruit
Food Culture, Ingredients

Aguaymanto, an Exotic Fruit in Cuzco

An explosion of taste, sweet and sour at the same time, along with lots of tiny, edible seeds, comes from this … 0 2905
Wreaths for Tupac Amaru on the Plaza de Armas

The Ongoing Glory of Túpac Amaru

The name Tupac Amaru resonates strongly in Cuzco. Yesterday the city recognized the bearer of this name in a celebration … 0 873
Sach'a Tomate (Tamarillo)
Food Culture, Recipes, Traditional Food

A Different and Subtle Cuzco Hot Sauce

On Mothers Day, while the men in the garden struggled to get the heat right to grill large, thin pork … 1 1079
Graffiti of Pacahamama

Rich Culture of Graffiti in Cuzco

The walls of Cuzco form a tempting target. White or beige, occasionally marked by sky blue balconies or doors, its … 0 1219

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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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Pulling Hair, A Traditional Cure for Headache

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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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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 3494
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 1392
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 1391
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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
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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 2414