Kapchi
Customs, Food Culture

Cuzco’s Twelve Dishes for Holy Week

Some families in Cuzco still maintain the custom of fasting as a sign of support and humility before the sufferings … 1 1701
Child vendors I
Commentary

Child Vendors in Cuzco

Need stalks poor families in Cuzco every day.   As a result, its children often work in the street.  These working … 0 711
Altar del Señor de los Temblores I
Literature

The Lord of Temblor’s Story

On Monday, an emaciated and blackened figure, looking for all the world like an Andean mummy nailed to a gold-encrusted … 0 873
Lord of Temblors in Cuzco
Customs

The Lord of Temblors’ Stroll through Cuzco

Yesterday, the great Lord of Temblors made his annual visit to the City of Cuzco and crowds massed to receive his blessing despite the threat of rain. Along the way people not only competed for the honor to carry him on his rounds, but also to give him red flowers called ñuqchu, play music for him, greet him, and take home the flowers that would fall from him. Cuzco Eats presents a set of photos from yesterday's procession taken by Walter Coraza Morveli and Hebert Edgardo Huamani Jara. 0 825
Massing in the Plaza at Holy Week
Customs, Food Culture

Holy Week in Cuzco

Without doubt, the expectations for this week are really great. During this time the city of Cuzco will receive a great quantity of visitors from all over who come to enjoy an extra long vacation declared by the national government to encourge tourism by sharing with us this Catholic tradition.0 888

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History and Information About Cusco

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Mama Qaqa or better known as ‘Mother Stone’

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Guaman Poma, Observing the Sun
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PUCUY SUCANCA AND CHIRAO SUCANCA, INCA SOLAR OBSERVATION

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