Gifts and Hot Chocolate
Customs, Food Culture

Hot Chocolate and Togetherness in Cuzco

Christmas in Cuzco is a time of much demand for products and services, commercialism is strong, but it is also a time of brotherhood. To build this solidarity many groups in the City organize feasts, dinners and especially what are called chocolatadas in honor of the birth of the Christ Child.1 642
Slice of Panetón
Customs, Food Culture, Traditional Food

Sweet Bread and Christmas in Cuzco

A tall wedge of lightly citrusy bread laden with colorful fruit goes with Christmas in Peru, like the Inca Pachacutec … 0 1047
San Francisco
Cuzco Neighborhoods

Plaza San Francisco

One of Cuzco’s most popular plazas and one with much culture and tradition is the Plaza San Francisco, some three … 1 1394
Plaza de Regocijo
Commentary, Restaurants

Government and Types of Restaurants in Cuzco

The city of Cuzco claims a wide variety of restaurants. They offer a diversity of food and in the last … 0 607
December in Cuzco
Commentary

Rain and Charm in Cuzco

The middle of December is on us and Cuzco is glorious. Rains fall regularly as clouds and mist struggle for … 0 657

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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 2531
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 … 0 965
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 … 1 912
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 1901