Chiriuchu the dish of Corpus Christi (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Food Culture, Traditional Food

It is the Octave of Corpus and People Eat Chiriuchu

Already the bells of the Cathedral toll. They are calling and reminding people today the saints will come out from … 0 1083
Commentary, fiestas

Festival Giants in Holy Spaces?

“There were giants in the earth in those days.” (Genesis 6:4) Giants course down Cusco streets these days in the … 0 1087
Bailando ante un juez (David Knowlton)
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My Experience as a Dance Instructor

It all starts at the end of May, the telephone starts ringing and different institutions ask for my services so … 0 407
celebration, Events

Parade of Allegories

Sunday, Cuzco’s plaza was the stage for a parade of humorous and well-realized figures created by the Escuela Superior Autónoma … 0 499
Corpus Christi, Cusco (Walter Coraza Morveli)

Corpus Christi: Photo Essay

Corpus Christi Cusco is the most important religious festival in Cusco. There are 15 saints and virgins who with processions … 0 376

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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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Chicharrones (Walter Coraza Morveli)

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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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Love to Dance (Brayan Coraza Morveli)
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There Were No Pumas Up There, A Taxi Tale

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The Multiple Spanishes of Cusco

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A Book of Stories Coming Soon

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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 … 0 466
Guaman Poma, Observing the Sun


One of the most important problems of astronomy and Inca calendar involves an evaluation of the identities and role of … 0 401
Llamas y ausangate (

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 1406
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 1704