Saturday Lunch in a Picanteria
Food Culture, Restaurants

Cuzco’s Traditional Food: Picanterías

A simple table in a room pulsing with the uneven beat of huaynos and the moan of yaravies, indigenous song … 2 1409
Old Candle Holder, Trotamundos
Restaurants

Trotamundos Doesn’t Need Selling

A seat on the balcony over Cuzco’s Plaza de Armas — its main square —  draws people.   Yet not … 3 969
Salcantay
Food Culture, Literature

Soup, Hail, and Thunder

Food and stories go together like soup and cold days.  Right now, the sun shines, though it does not heat … 0 724
Fresh-Made Llantán (Green Sauce)
Literature

Ochre Walls

Poet Shawn Dallas Stradley returns to publish another poem in Cuzco Eats about his adventures in Peruvian restaurants in the … 0 685
Toqto and Cancha
Food Culture

Cuzco’s Snack, Toqto and Cancha

Cities not only have food, they have snacks, those tidbits you just have to much on because they are there. … 0 939

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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 2538
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 … 0 966
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 … 1 914
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 1902