The Marca Peru
Commentary

Two Notes on a Red and White Line: The Marca Perú

Peru recently announced the symbol that serves as its mark for purposes of trade and tourism, as well as national … 0 656
Rain Clouds over Cuzco
Commentary, Customs

September: Rain, Pestilence, and Planting

Rain falls again in Cuzco. The clouds thicken, softening the intense, highland light, like soil well dug and prepared for … 0 653
Brava Cusco
Restaurants

Brava: A Refuge with Pasta

Restaurants abound on Cuzco’s main square and in the blocks nearby, where they compete with offices offering travel services and … 0 655
Quinoa Marmalade
Recipes

Quinoa Marmalade, A Cuzco Treat

Quinoa has become popular around the world. Generally it is used to prepare savory dishes, but sometimes in Cuzco it … 0 445
Peruvian Flag in Cuzco
Commentary

Mistura and the “Mystery” of Peruvian Gastronomy

The powerful annual food festival Mistura is in full swing today in Lima.  Begun in 1998 and still sponsored by … 1 459

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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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Cantuta Flowers (Photo: Alonzo Riley)
Tiger's MIlk Cocktail to Revive You
Chicharrones (Walter Coraza Morveli)

Traditional Food of Cuzco

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FOOD CULTURE

Guinea Pigs Roasting on the Fire (Brayan Coraza Morveli)
Toasted Peanuts For Sale

The Traveling Peanut

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Holy week traditional sweets (Walter Coraza Morveli)

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

Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

The Multiple Spanishes of Cusco

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A Book of Stories Coming Soon

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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 … 0 171
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 1161
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 1487
Magical Rainbows Above Cusco's Main Plaza (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)
Cuzco Neighborhoods, history, Travel

Happiness Takes over the City these Days.

We are enjoying beautiful weather. Some days when the rain falls in the city and it´s mountains, we breath fresh … 1 1973