Maracuya Sours Made with Pisco
Food Culture

Happy Pisco Day

Today Peru celebrates it banner drink, a brandy called Pisco.  Obtaining recognition  for this beverage named after the region of Pisco, south of Lima, has been an important part of Peru’s official push for the recognition of its gastronomy.  As a result, Pisco increasingly claims place throughout the world as a spirit to enjoy. 0 1483
Traditional Costume for Dance
Customs

The Chullo Keeps People Warm and Shows Pride

Andean men wear a distinctive traditional garb. Little worn during the day outside of festivals and rural areas their head gear -- a knitted or crocheted, colorful cap with ear flaps -- remains important. Called “chullo” in Spanish, “ch’ullu” in Quechua and “lluch’u” in Aymara, it is traditionally woven from the wool of alpacas and other camelids, although today it often is made from synthetic fibers because of their durability and bright colors.0 2732
Frozen Limonade
Food Culture, Recipes

On Sunny Days Cuzco’s Gentle Limeade Quenches Thirst

It is hot and you are thirsty. Maybe you have ben walking around, shopping, or even playing soccer. Something is needed. It should restore liquid, give minerals and vitamins, make you relax and feel refreshed. What can do this for you? Cuzco has many things, but nothing is better than a glass of limeade, whether in traditional form or in a slush called “frozen.”0 2601
Cuzco's Plaza de Armas
Commentary

Cuzco Declared the Best Destination in Latin America

Cusco won the Travel and Leisure award as the best destination in Latin America for 2012. It richly deserves this honor. 0 1632
Arroz con Mariscos (Rice with Shellfish)
Restaurants

Cafe de La Paz Comes to Cuzco

The Lima based Cafe de La Paz, a trademark of the Grupo Dos de Mayo corporation, opened recently in Cuzco on Calle Triunfo. A pleasant place with a wide list of offerings that yet emphasizes presentation over detail. 0 1595

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FOOD CULTURE

Ceviche Peruano (Walter Coraza Morveli)

The National Day of Ceviche 2019

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Chiriuchu, the famous dish of Corpus Christi (Photo by Walter Coraza Morveli)
Limones (Foto)

Peruvians sell with Brilliance

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folklore and legends

Cruz Velacuy in the jungle of Peru(Photo: Brayan Coraza Morveli)
Celebrando el carnaval en la Plaza de Armas (Walter Coraza Morveli)

THE MAGIC OF CARNIVAL IN CUSCO

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Yawar Fiesta (By Javier Prado)

The Yawar Fiesta

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Night of Lights and Sound (Walter Coraza Morveli)

Cusco: Night of Light and Sound

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VI Scenic Arts Festival in Cusco

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Literature

Rumi Maqui, A Forgotten Hero

Rumi Maqui, A Forgotten Hero

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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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Passion and Color, a Parade in honor to Cusco! (Hebert Huamani Jara)
Culture, history

Huaylia Chumbivilcana

The huaylia Chumbivilcana is a cultural tradition that includes the genres of music and dance. Its peculiar characteristic comes from … 0 1516
Archeology, Culture, history, Travel

Funeral Rites in Inca Times

Inca culture was characterized by its religious and magical beliefs where death and life were one. The being did not … 0 5508
Day of Dead in Almudena Cemetery (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)
Culture, Events, history, news

Andean Funeral Culture: Activities at the Almudena Cemetery Museum

From the 25th of October to the 30th of November in Patrimonial Museum of the Almudena Cemetery, on the occasion … 0 5836
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 9560
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 4222

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