Moon Over Cuzco

Sacred Fall of Leaves

Vallejo and his work is an enigma, just like so many other people and things in Peru.  Generally considered one … 0 1088
A Rustic Fogón
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Traditional Mud Stoves and Ovens Make the Best Food

The traditional dishes of Cuzco represent us and all our culture.  That is why we call them typical.  But it … 1 2952
Flor de papa
Customs, Cuzco Neighborhoods, Food Culture, Traditional Food

Growing Food and Culture in Cuzco

In Cuzco food still goes right from field to pot, although increasingly people rely on middlemen and markets in the … 0 1799
Capuli Fruit Ready to Eat
Customs, Cuzco Neighborhoods, Ingredients

A February Treasure Called Capulí

In Cuzco we have a treasure that germinates year round and dazzles in February and March.  With the bright and … 0 1805
Paccha in Cuzco
Commentary, Cuzco Neighborhoods

Inca Myths and Cuzco

Five centuries have passed since the Inca Empire was destroyed and yet images and stories of the Incas abound in … 0 1890

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Rumi Maqui, A Forgotten Hero

Rumi Maqui, A Forgotten Hero

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Boarding a Taxi (David Knowlton)

There Were No Pumas Up There, A Taxi Tale

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The Multiple Spanishes of Cusco

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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 4309
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 2078
Guaman Poma, Observing the Sun


One of the most important problems of astronomy and Inca calendar involves an evaluation of the identities and role of … 1 2003
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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 3081