San Francisco
Cuzco Neighborhoods

Plaza San Francisco

One of Cuzco’s most popular plazas and one with much culture and tradition is the Plaza San Francisco, some three … 1 2495
Plaza de Regocijo
Commentary, Restaurants

Government and Types of Restaurants in Cuzco

The city of Cuzco claims a wide variety of restaurants. They offer a diversity of food and in the last … 0 973
December in Cuzco
Commentary

Rain and Charm in Cuzco

The middle of December is on us and Cuzco is glorious. Rains fall regularly as clouds and mist struggle for … 0 1137
Suspiros in the San Pedro Market
Food Culture

Cuzco’s Desserts

People like sweets and the people of Cuzco are no exception. In the city are found a whole range of … 0 2047
Toasted Beans
Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine, Traditional Food

Popped Beans and Explosive Struggle

They look like little pigeon eggs, but when tossed in the mouth they crunch into a puff of air and … 1 2981

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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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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 … 0 470
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 4630
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 2298
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 2251
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