Huaca Señor de Tetecaca
Archeology, Commentary, Cuzco Neighborhoods

Huacas in Cuzco

On waking, I jumped from my bed, put on my running shoes and left.  I wanted to run up the … 0 5353
Huachana Sandwich with French Fries and Soda
Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine

Bembos in Cuzco

The Haucaypata, Cuzco, the main square where idols from all over the empire would be set in a coat of … 0 2610
Potato From Cuzco
Customs, Cuzco Neighborhoods, Food Culture

The Potato in Cuzco

The potato is the most important crop for Peruvian cuisine since it cannot be missing from almost any meal.  It … 2 3546
Ceviche Mixto, Cuzco
Commentary, Peruvian Cuisine

Ceviche Time in America? Mexican Zings Peru

Peruvian food has claimed more fans in the United States. Its promotors, such as celebrity chef Gastón Acurio, hold it can follow the path of Mexican food to claim a place in the palate and hearts of Americans. But on Monday the acclaimed North American writer and historian of Mexican food in the fifty states, Gustavo Arrellano, argued “Peruvian food won't happen.” Let’s take a look at Arrellano’s stance.1 2121
Customs, Cuzco Neighborhoods, Food Culture

Much More than a Seed: Quinoa in Cuzco

Though it has various spellings–quinoa, quinua, or kinwa– this seed is a grain that we in Cuzco have inherited from … 0 2076

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Limones (Foto)

Peruvians sell with Brilliance

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Ceviche in Cusco (By Erick Coraza)

Ceviche in Cusco

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Would you like a croissant for your breakfast?

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folklore and legends

Celebrando el carnaval en la Plaza de Armas (Walter Coraza Morveli)


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Yawar Fiesta (By Javier Prado)

The Yawar Fiesta

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Beware of Strange Dogs Following You (Walter Coraza Morveli)


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 … 0 651
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 2683
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 3513
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 6840
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 3184

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