Frutillada, Cuzco
Food Culture, Recipes, Traditional Food

Strawberries and Chicha, a Deliciously Complex Marriage

As the rainy season draws to a close, many things will change in Cuzco. The skies will no longer share … 1 1131
Rainbow of Dry Corn in the Market, Cuzco
Food Culture, Ingredients, Recipes, Traditional Food

Women Warriors, Corn, and Humintas

Like potatoes, corn may be a crop which plagues modern people with an excess of sugars in its contemporary omnipresence.  But in … 1 861
Different Kinds of Potatoes
Food Culture, Ingredients

Incas Come from the Ground like Potatoes

Dark and rich, like the night, the earth and its produce filled the background of Inca life. Even when the … 0 772
Cuzco by Night from Limo's Balcony
Peruvian Cuisine, Restaurants

Limo Restaurant: Starlight and Fine Cuisine

Like sequins on black velvet, the lights of the night surround Cuzco’s main square.   From the balcony window in … 3 1352
Working the Corn, Cuzco, March 28, 2010
Food Culture, Literature

To Dance with the Corn Flowers

Spring has begun, where I write, like the tentative pushing of daffodil buds above ground, but in Cuzco the rains … 0 932

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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