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National Potato Day

On May 30th of each year Peru celebrates its National Day of the Potato. It is a day that was … 0 156
March today in Cusco (David Knowlton)

Days of Strikes and Civic Actions in Cusco

Cusco halted its ordinary business today. Its streets emptied of vehicular traffic and, near noon, marchers pounded up the Sun … 0 121
Deseo (David Knowlton)

Green Bananas and a New Hyperstore, Cuzco’s Corner of a Global Economy

pA new department and food store opened in Cusco. It is filled with thick crowds forming lines here and there. … 0 260

Chinchero Airport Enters in Doubt

Cuzco awoke to a painful surprise on Monday morning. Resigning Minister of Transport, Martín Vizcarra, who is also the First … 0 252

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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
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Ayahuasca, A Plant with Demands, Challenges, and Changes

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McCune Copper Pit at Cerro de Paso
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Mines, Railroads, and Mormons in the Story of Pisco Sour

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Magical Rainbows Above Cusco's Main Plaza (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)
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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