Llama in an offering to the mother earth (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Commentary, Culture, Customs

Importance of Llama Fetuses

Llama fetuses are one of the most important elements for an offering, caled a mesa, to return all the favors … 0 1072
Culture, Customs

Cruz Velacuy, Cusco

One of the primary elements the Spanish have left us is the cross. This object served to impose their religion … 0 875
Feast and Dancing During the First Hair Cutting in Cuzco

Customs of Baptism and Cutting of Hair in Sangarara

The inhabitants of this place have the tradition and custom of performing baptisms and a first haircut in a particular … 0 1333
Culture, Customs

A Traditional Form of Fishing in The Peruvian Jungle

From very ancient times the native tribes of the jungle used an ancestral method to be able to fish easily. … 0 1248
Culture, Customs

Bells’ importance in Offerings to the Earth

The offering or payment to the earth, as it is known, is a very important ritual for Andean people. It … 0 973

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Boarding a Taxi (David Knowlton)

There Were No Pumas Up There, A Taxi Tale

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The Multiple Spanishes of Cusco

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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 4113
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 1927
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 … 1 1857
Llamas y ausangate (https://www.instagram.com/p/-U9BPqovH_/)

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 2906