Toasted Beans
Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine, Traditional Food

Popped Beans and Explosive Struggle

They look like little pigeon eggs, but when tossed in the mouth they crunch into a puff of air and … 1 3124
Chicharrón near the Market
Food Culture, Traditional Food

At the Markets’ Door: Cuzco’s Original fast Food

Cuzco offers a magnitude of surprises, as one walks its streets and neighborhoods.  There are so many details that they … 0 1100
Mote and Puspo
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Simplicity, Corn and Beans (Mote and Puspo)

One kind of food is that which is enshrined in the elaborate, while another seems basic and simple.  Cuisines have … 1 1825
Ceviche Mixto
Restaurants

Whether Cebiche or Ceviche it’s Good at Las Machitas

Cubes of fresh fish and shell-fish rise in a mound as if an island rising from a sea of lime … 0 1446
Grilled Chicken at a Pollada
Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine

Grills and Solidarity on a Cuzco Weekend

Savory and juicy steaks served with french fries and chicha or Coca-Cola result in solidarity and re-encountering each other for … 1 1723

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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 … 0 637
Sunset in Cusco (Walter Coraza Morveli)
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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