Pasta with Soy Protein at El Encuentro
Restaurants

Eating Vegetarian in Cuzco

Once upon a time, finding vegetarian food in Cuzco was as hard as keeping the Mississippi river with in its … 1 949
Ponche de Habas, Cuzco
Food Culture

Fight the Cold and Build Community, Ponche de Habas

Both people and their communities pass through moments of transition. In these moments that which is of greatest importance to … 0 857
Frog Soup, San Pedro Market, Cuzco
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Frog Soup, Food for the Mind

Just inside the bustling San Pedro Market, in front of the Machu Picchu Train Station, Mrs. Raida Valencia sits by … 1 1305
Bread Vendor, San Pedro Market, Cuzco
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Cuzco’s Traditional, Hand-Made Bread

While much of the world is caught in the pre-prepared uniformity of industrial breads (even those of the artisanal bread … 2 2519
Uncucha
Ingredients

The Uncucha, an Important Root Crop

Peru is a land of root crops.  The potato originated here in all its rainbow of types.  But it is … 0 840

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

Traditional Food of Cuzco

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folklore and legends

The Devil Cat (Hebert Huamani Jara)

Demons in Roof-Top Cats

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A Town, a Teacher, and a Murder

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Destruction of the Temple of Santo Domingo

The Story of a Beggar and a Café in Cusco

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Parade of Allegories

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Love to Dance (Brayan Coraza Morveli)
Mickey Mouse in Cusco

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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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 … 0 455
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 … 0 391
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 1397
McCune Copper Pit at Cerro de Paso
drinks, history, Intersections

Mines, Railroads, and Mormons in the Story of Pisco Sour

The Train on its way to Cerro de Pasco 1904 One hundred years ago this last Friday, April 1st, Victor … 0 1694