Greeting the Judges
Customs

Children’s Dance Excites the Plaza Today

Cuzco continues to celebrate with a contest where its various institutions compete to best show off Cusco’s rich culture through … 0 1160
Customs

Aloe Vera, Plant of Many Uses in Cuzco

The earth is our mother and as such she gives us natural remedies. For many people in Cuzco, despite the … 0 1867
Drinking Coconut Milk
Customs, Food Culture, Ingredients

Seasonal Fruit Fair

“Coconut, coconut.,” The Vendors shout out. “Sugar cane. Pomegranate. Buy some casero. Take some home with you. I will give … 0 1635
Negrillo
Customs

Dances of Corpus Christi

Dance is a vital cultural expression in today’s Cuzco and there is almost no celebration without dancers.  This is especially … 0 1756
Chiriuchu
Traditional Food, Uncategorized

Cuzco’s Festive Dish, Chiriuchu

Chiriuchu, Cuzco’s festive dish, is like a world on a plate.  It works for festivities because it brings everything together, … 2 4058

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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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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 3897
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 1717
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 … 1 1695
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 2728