The Marca Peru
Commentary

Two Notes on a Red and White Line: The Marca Perú

Peru recently announced the symbol that serves as its mark for purposes of trade and tourism, as well as national … 0 1015
Rain Clouds over Cuzco
Commentary, Customs

September: Rain, Pestilence, and Planting

Rain falls again in Cuzco. The clouds thicken, softening the intense, highland light, like soil well dug and prepared for … 0 907
Brava Cusco
Restaurants

Brava: A Refuge with Pasta

Restaurants abound on Cuzco’s main square and in the blocks nearby, where they compete with offices offering travel services and … 0 928
Quinoa Marmalade
Recipes

Quinoa Marmalade, A Cuzco Treat

Quinoa has become popular around the world. Generally it is used to prepare savory dishes, but sometimes in Cuzco it … 0 657
Peruvian Flag in Cuzco
Commentary

Mistura and the “Mystery” of Peruvian Gastronomy

The powerful annual food festival Mistura is in full swing today in Lima.  Begun in 1998 and still sponsored by … 1 678

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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 2518
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 … 0 959
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 … 1 907
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 1898