Humintas
Food Culture, Recipes, Traditional Food

An Inca Delicacy for Times of Rain

What is yellow and white, folded over, ancient and modern?  An huminta, of course, one of the amazing delicacies of … 0 1282
Distributing Food to All People
Customs, Cuzco Neighborhoods

Happy Day of Compadres

Yesterday Cuzco celebrated the Day of the Compadres. This important pre-Carnival celebration gathered people together throughout the city to celebrate … 0 1066
Traditional Food to Eat with Hands
Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine, Traditional Food

Hands or Forks in Cuzco

In East Asia chopsticks are the utensils of choice, while in Euroamerica one must know which fork to use in … 0 1153
Rice with Fried Eggs and Salad
Commentary, Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine

A Yorkshireman’s Drink that Claimed Peru, Inca Kola

Once upon a time, people drank water or chicha. But nowadays, all over the world, people drink soda. And not … 0 1781
Tarwi and Fish at San Pedro Market
Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine, Recipes, Traditional Food

Native Legume, Tarwi, Feeds Cuzco

Cuzco, like the rest of the Andes, has food plants that are new to the rest of the world.  The … 1 2390

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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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dolor de cabeza

Pulling Hair, A Traditional Cure for Headache

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Cantuta Flowers (Photo: Alonzo Riley)
Tiger's MIlk Cocktail to Revive You

Majestic Tiger’s Milk (Leche de Tigre), a Peruvian Delight

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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 3689
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 1550
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 1531
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 2550