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 … 0 968
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 1534
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 3015
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 1004
Salteña in Cusco
Food Culture, Restaurants, Uncategorized

A Study in Contrasts: Salteñas in Cuzco

A wonder, crusty and slightly sweet pastry outside and spillingly juicy and piquant inside, salteñas [salt-táyn-yuhs] are claiming ever more … 0 1120

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FOOD CULTURE

Tamales are the Favorite Delight of Cuzco (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)

Duality: Sweet and Savory Tamales

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Peruvian Coffe (Walter Coraza Morveli)

Peruvian Coffee Day

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Working a Field in Cuzco

The Basis of the Inca Economy: Agriculture

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folklore and legends

EL chaski y el condenado

Confusion of Gold with a Condemned

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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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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 1455
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 … 0 716
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 … 0 648
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 1664