Yuyo Jaucha
Food Culture, Recipes, Traditional Food

Seasonal Vegetarian Delight, Yuyo Jaucha

A seasonal dish called Jaucha (how-chaw) is only found from October through the beginning of March in Cuzco. It is … 3 1965
Pizza Negra
Restaurants

Pizza Carlo, Charm and Good Pies

Pizza is so common in Cuzco that is seems more present, at least in the tourist areas of town, than … 0 1416
A Bread Horse Racing
Customs, Traditional Food

Bread Babies and Horses Ride into Cuzco

From the middle of October until the end of November in Cuzco bread babies and bread horses appear for sale. … 1 1410
Lechón and Tamales
Food Culture, Recipes

Recipe for Lechón, Cuzco’s Festive Roast Pork

The traditional dish of Cuzco’s All Saints (Todos Santos) and many other celebrations is a delicious roast pork called lechón. … 1 1766
Singing for the Dead
Customs

Song, Food, and Drink at the Cemetery on the Day of the Dead

Once November first has passed, and people have enjoyed their lechón, on the next day– November 2– the celebrate the … 1 1212

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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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dolor de cabeza

Pulling Hair, A Traditional Cure for Headache

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Cantuta Flowers (Photo: Alonzo Riley)
Tiger's MIlk Cocktail to Revive You

Majestic Tiger’s Milk (Leche de Tigre), a Peruvian Delight

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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 3689
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 1550
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 1531
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 2550