Maracuya Sours Made with Pisco
Food Culture, Ingredients, Peruvian Cuisine

Cheers, Pisco and Peru

This week Peru celebrates its anniversary in an outpouring of national pride.  While patriotism is part of the air people … 0 931
Sun and Shadow 1
Commentary

Sun and City

Even though half a millennium has passed since the Incas worshipped the sun, it still rules Cuzco’s patios and streets. … 0 668
Coffee and Pastry
Food Culture, Restaurants

Cafe Ayllu: Grace, Tradition, and Good Coffee

What is a good coffee? While for some the question might hinge solely on the brew itself as if brewing … 4 1803
Rocotos Rellenos on the Street in Cuzco
Food Culture, Ingredients

Life, Death, and Stuffed Hot Peppers

Fat and sassy, rocotos rellenos (stuffed hot peppers) peer out from their wrappings on many street corners in Cuzco, such … 0 1286
Anticuchos, Maruri Street
Food Culture

Skewered Meat and Embedded Meaning, Anticuchos

As dusk falls, Maruri street fills with the smells of grilling meat just as traffic is at its densest. Portable … 1 1136

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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 2538
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 … 0 966
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 … 1 914
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 1902