Tuna Fruit
Commentary, Cuzco Neighborhoods, Food Culture, Ingredients

Tuna Fruit, The Seasonal Offering of Cactus

Where ever you go in Cuzco these days you are likely to find a fruit called “tuna.”  Looking somewhat like … 0 9426
Cuzco's Women March

The Women of Cuzco

Today is International Women’s Day. For more than a century this day has honored women in their struggle for equality. … 0 1484
Moon Over Cuzco

Sacred Fall of Leaves

Vallejo and his work is an enigma, just like so many other people and things in Peru.  Generally considered one … 0 1374
A Rustic Fogón
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Traditional Mud Stoves and Ovens Make the Best Food

The traditional dishes of Cuzco represent us and all our culture.  That is why we call them typical.  But it … 1 3656
Flor de papa
Customs, Cuzco Neighborhoods, Food Culture, Traditional Food

Growing Food and Culture in Cuzco

In Cuzco food still goes right from field to pot, although increasingly people rely on middlemen and markets in the … 0 2554

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Anticucho Day, October 21

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Rumi Maqui, A Forgotten Hero

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Boarding a Taxi (David Knowlton)

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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 1408
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 5486
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 2955
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 2830
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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

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