Fresh Trout in Lucre
Cuzco Neighborhoods, Restaurants

Fresh Air and Fresh Trout in Lucre

A lunch outdoors, in the midst of nature and surrounded by mountains is the humble but priceless and charming Lucre, … 0 625
Juice in San Pedro Market
Food Culture

The Historic San Pedro Market and Its Juices.

Natural colors and fresh scents rise from the heart of fruit. These, along with fast moving hands, wide smiles, and … 1 651
Yuyo Jaucha
Food Culture, Recipes, Traditional Food

Seasonal Vegetarian Delight, Yuyo Jaucha

A seasonal dish called Jaucha (how-chaw) is only found from October through the beginning of March in Cuzco. It is … 3 1142
Pizza Negra
Restaurants

Pizza Carlo, Charm and Good Pies

Pizza is so common in Cuzco that is seems more present, at least in the tourist areas of town, than … 0 789
A Bread Horse Racing
Customs, Traditional Food

Bread Babies and Horses Ride into Cuzco

From the middle of October until the end of November in Cuzco bread babies and bread horses appear for sale. … 1 802

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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

Literature

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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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 … 0 450
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 … 0 386
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 1396
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 1692