Crowd Waiting for Annual Blessing by Taytacha, Cuzco
Customs, Uncategorized

Photos and Videos from Sunday and Monday

Below you can find photos taken by Eduardo and Walter from Monday’s Blessing, and links to videos of this years … 0 493
Thorns above Cuzco
Customs, Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine, Uncategorized

Thorns, Fish, and Beer: Two Realities

Fires will burn on Cuzco’s hilltops Thursday night, after which many people will fast and eat traditional food, while others … 1 617
Lord of Earthquakes, Cuzco
Customs

The Indian Christ and Red Flowers on Holy Monday

Cuzco’s population will fill the city center today like no other time in the year.  It will feel as if … 0 747
Selling Crosses of Palm Frond and Rosemary, Cuzco
Uncategorized

Holy Week Begins; Rosemary, Corn and Cuy

Today is Palm Sunday in Cuzco, the beginning of Holy Week. Though a city with deep currents of Inca culture, … 0 701
Saylla, Cuzco's Capital of Chicharron
Cuzco Neighborhoods, Food Culture, Traditional Food

Pork with Mint where the River Narrows, Saylla

Along highways throughout Peru different towns specialize in different food.   As a result, traveling is to eat your way … 1 795

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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 … 0 456
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