Ceviche Mixto, Yurac

Yurac Restaurant a Hopeful Beginning

White is its name in Quechua, Yurac, and white is the color of its decor. White is also its specialty, … 1 1091
Wilfredo Huaman Vargas who works on the pass above Machu Picchu

Celebration of Machu Picchu

Cuzco celebrates today 100 years since Machu Picchu was found by the explorer Hiram Bingham. Declared one of the “Wonders … 0 746
The Check

How Much Should I Tip?

Nothing, ten percent, fifteen percent, twenty percent, what-ever-you-want? How much should a tip be? Every visitor to Cuzco faces this … 0 942
Steak and Pasta

Italy on the path of the Sun

If there is a single main corner in Cuzco, one that seems to anchor most things, it has to be … 0 929
Stuffed Rocotos and Baked Potatoes on the Street, Cuzco

Two New Restaurants and Traditional Cuzco Cuisine

Traditional Cuzco food has generally not been a big part of the offerings of restaurants in the tourist core of … 1 1743

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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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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 3471
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 1376
Guaman Poma, Observing the Sun


One of the most important problems of astronomy and Inca calendar involves an evaluation of the identities and role of … 1 1373
Llamas y ausangate (https://www.instagram.com/p/-U9BPqovH_/)

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 2403