Lechon and Tamales
Food Culture

Roast Pork, Guinea Pig, and Music: The Cargos of Cuzco

Music embraces and spreads joy in the feasts celebrated by what in Cuzco are called the caguyoq, the holders of … 3 812
Api and Empanada
Food Culture

Api: Warmth, Migration, and Tradition

Night, cold, and difficult times find a solution in Cuzco in api [áh-pea], a hot, fruity, corn-based drink. Stemming from … 3 1361
A Toast to Their Marriage
Customs

Marrying in Cuzco

Sharing love is often not only between two people. It can involve many more, often an entire community. If it … 0 659
Ingredients

Cuzco’s Aromatic Cacao

Plump, colorful fruit hang from stems.   Large as melons, they seem somehow incongruous clinging to the trees, as if … 0 1041
Quinoa and Cake for Breakfast
Food Culture, Uncategorized

Quinoa for Breakfast at the University’s Gate

As the sun rises over Cuzco, before many people are awake, already students begin to gather at Cuzco’s universities and … 0 555

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FOOD CULTURE

Tamales are the Favorite Delight of Cuzco (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)

Duality: Sweet and Savory Tamales

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Peruvian Coffe (Walter Coraza Morveli)

Peruvian Coffee Day

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Working a Field in Cuzco

folklore and legends

EL chaski y el condenado

Confusion of Gold with a Condemned

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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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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 1404
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 … 0 701
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 … 0 633
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 1650