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 2065
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 1468
Lechón and Tamales
Customs

Roast Pork, Bread Babies and Cuzco’s Day of the Living

Bread babies and bread horses people Cuzco today as its population gathers together, eat lechón (roast pork) and, following tradition, … 1 1232
Door Decorated for Halloween
Customs

Trick or Treat and Creole Song in Cuzco

Here in Cuzco the vast majority of the people are now taking Halloween as a tradition when, up until very … 1 1065
Birthday Cake
Food Culture

Energy and Fun, Birthdays in Cuzco

For almost everyone, reaching another year is a special occasion.  It is a time for taking stock of what you … 0 1168

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The Multiple Spanishes of Cusco

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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 4309
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 2078
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 2003
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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 3081