Quinoa and Cake for Breakfast
Food Culture, Uncategorized

Quinoa for Breakfast at the University’s Gate

As the sun rises over Cuzco, before many people are awake, already students begin to gather at Cuzco’s universities and … 0 1037
Boiled Eggs to Go
Food Culture

Boiled Eggs and Ocopa in the Street

Cuzco is a city of street food.   From basic to elaborate, once can find many things to no whet … 0 969
Canchitas at Home
Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine

Canchitas, Kernels of Continuity

So much has changed since the child of a noble, mother and a Spanish father, El Inca Garcilaso de la … 0 1548
Yuca Rebosada (Breaded Yuca)
Food Culture

Tasty Finger Food, Breaded Yuca

Cuzco has lots of nibbles hidden in its streets and alleys. Sometimes they make it into restaurants, and sometimes they … 0 1364
Roast Guinea Pig
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Roast Cuy for Your Birthday

Emblematic of Peru, roast guinea pig (cuy al horno) is very important and popular in the city of Cuzco.  While … 1 1996

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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 4422
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 2182
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 2133
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
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 3158