Slice of Panetón
Customs, Food Culture, Traditional Food

Sweet Bread and Christmas in Cuzco

A tall wedge of lightly citrusy bread laden with colorful fruit goes with Christmas in Peru, like the Inca Pachacutec … 0 1912
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 2622
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 1007
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 1177
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 2120

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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 … 0 637
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 4762
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 2401
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 2345
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