Tamales Josefina, Cuzco
Traditional Food

Tamales on the Plaza, A Cuzco Tradition

Not only the millennial cradle of the Inca Empire and the imposing Machu Picchu, Cuzco also gave birth to the … 3 994
Ceviche from Rio Mar, Cuzco
Food Culture

Ceviche, History’s Treasure

Exotic, exquisite, and yet sharp; that is how many describe ceviche.   But that is only one way. The dish … 8 2034
Restaurante La Chola, Cuzco, where Neruda Reportedly Ate
Literature

Neruda in Cuzco: Aftermath of Worlds Colliding

The shadows and sunshine of war even reached Cuzco in the early nineteen forties, when celebrated poet Pablo Neruda visited. … 2 739
Fresh Corn with Cheese
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Rains Still Fall: Good Food Today in Cuzco

The rains still fall in Cuzco, heavily; it is the time of abundance. Fresh produce is everywhere. Though in the … 0 815
Cuesta de San Blas, Cuzco, Peru
Cuzco Neighborhoods

San Blas, Cuzco’s Gem

San Blas, one of the most famous neighborhoods of Cuzco, is its most picturesque and offers a complete array of … 2 1734

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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