Spring Rolls with Andean Hot Sauce

Fusiones Restaurant: Location, Concept, and Good Food

Location, they say, is the secret of success for restaurants.  But, sometimes it is grabbing a new concept by the … 0 1003
Chicken Escabeche
Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine, Traditional Food

From Persia to Inca-ish Peru, Escabeche

Though Persian in origin, escabeche has become thoroughly Peruvian. And in Cuzco it has morphed again, to become Andean. Served … 0 1463
Mutton Knuckle Soup, Cuzco
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Hot Soup in the Morning

Cold feels omnipresent in hills and valleys around Cuzco, and especially now that the night time temperatures begin their irresistible … 0 1405
Food for the Saints, Holy Thursday, Cuzco
Customs, Food Culture

Corn, Squash, and Potatoes for the Saints on Holy Thursday

Ears of corn and freshly harvested potatoes were placed yesterday midday in the Temple of San Sebastian, a suburban and … 0 904
Crowd Waiting for Annual Blessing by Taytacha, Cuzco
Customs, Uncategorized

Photos and Videos from Sunday and Monday

Below you can find photos taken by Eduardo and Walter from Monday’s Blessing, and links to videos of this years … 0 828

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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 3469
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