Rainbow of Dry Corn in the Market, Cuzco
Food Culture, Ingredients, Recipes, Traditional Food

Women Warriors, Corn, and Humintas

Like potatoes, corn may be a crop which plagues modern people with an excess of sugars in its contemporary omnipresence.  But in … 1 1001
Different Kinds of Potatoes
Food Culture, Ingredients

Incas Come from the Ground like Potatoes

Dark and rich, like the night, the earth and its produce filled the background of Inca life. Even when the … 0 895
Cuzco by Night from Limo's Balcony
Peruvian Cuisine, Restaurants

Limo Restaurant: Starlight and Fine Cuisine

Like sequins on black velvet, the lights of the night surround Cuzco’s main square.   From the balcony window in … 3 1566
Working the Corn, Cuzco, March 28, 2010
Food Culture, Literature

To Dance with the Corn Flowers

Spring has begun, where I write, like the tentative pushing of daffodil buds above ground, but in Cuzco the rains … 0 1070
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 1156

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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 1452
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 … 0 713
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 … 0 646
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 1660