Door Decorated for Halloween
Customs

Trick or Treat and Creole Song in Cuzco

Here in Cuzco the vast majority of the people are now taking Halloween as a tradition when, up until very … 1 673
Birthday Cake
Food Culture

Energy and Fun, Birthdays in Cuzco

For almost everyone, reaching another year is a special occasion.  It is a time for taking stock of what you … 0 808
Tupac Amaru Fair
Food Culture, Traditional Food

A Square of Delights, the Tupac Amaru Fair

An Andean Mall, the weekly Tupac Amaru fair offers a great variety of goods as well as providing the largest … 0 1053
French Bread at Qosqo Maki
Food Culture, Restaurants

Croissants, Bread, and Charity in Cuzco

Bread has changed in Cuzco over the last twenty or so years.  A region with its own very strong traditions … 0 774
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 … 3 908

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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