Ceviche Mixto
Restaurants

Whether Cebiche or Ceviche it’s Good at Las Machitas

Cubes of fresh fish and shell-fish rise in a mound as if an island rising from a sea of lime … 0 999
Grilled Chicken at a Pollada
Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine

Grills and Solidarity on a Cuzco Weekend

Savory and juicy steaks served with french fries and chicha or Coca-Cola result in solidarity and re-encountering each other for … 1 1267
Holy Week Empanada
Recipes, Traditional Food

Cuzco’s Special Sweet Empanadas

Cuzco has its own sweets, like the “Holy Week empanadas”.   Though their largest demand is on Thursday of Holy … 2 1871
Cusco, Cuzco looking over the Cathedral's Steps
Commentary

Cusco or Cuzco, Which is it?

Though seemingly a simple matter of right or wrong, issues of spelling can be quite complex.  Different spellings often invoke … 5 2209
Salchipapa
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Potatoes and Franks, an Untypical Tradition in Street Food

To get close to a plate of salchipapas, even though it is simple, is to be wrapped round and round … 1 1228

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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 3291
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 1256
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 1235
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 2252