Cheese Vendor, Ttio Market
Food Culture, Ingredients

Cheese and Place in Ttio Market

Like a wall of butter-yellow bricks, congealed light, cheese glows on the stand in the market. Serrated like a battlement, … 1 1513
Cappuccino, La Perla
Restaurants

New Coffee Houses in Cuzco

Coffee houses have exploded around the world, with the model of good coffee and  a place to sit and stay … 0 744
Saturday Lunch in a Picanteria
Food Culture, Restaurants

Cuzco’s Traditional Food: Picanterías

A simple table in a room pulsing with the uneven beat of huaynos and the moan of yaravies, indigenous song … 2 1511
Old Candle Holder, Trotamundos
Restaurants

Trotamundos Doesn’t Need Selling

A seat on the balcony over Cuzco’s Plaza de Armas — its main square —  draws people.   Yet not … 3 1079
Salcantay
Food Culture, Literature

Soup, Hail, and Thunder

Food and stories go together like soup and cold days.  Right now, the sun shines, though it does not heat … 0 816

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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 3077
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 1120
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 1093
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 2096