March and April Bring Us Delicious Fruits

March and April Bring Amazing Fruit

With March and April a new season for fruit begins in Cuzco. Since the rainy season has extended this year … 0 1913
The Fascinating Sound of Charango Keeps You Alive

A Charango’s Biography, a Poem by Luis Nieto Miranda

After taking a break for a long while, Cuzco Eats brings you another poem from Cuzco’s great poet Luís Nieto … 0 1732
Lawa Soup in Cusco (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)
Traditional Food

Lawa de Maíz, a Cuzco Tradition

A thick soup called lawa de maiz is one of the most traditional dishes that we have in the city … 2 2751
Condemayta de Acomayo
Commentary, Customs

Condemaita de Acomayo, Cultural Heritage of Peru

The songs of Condemaita de Acomayo show the true sense of Andean feelings and emotions. Its lead singer is often … 0 1654
Fresh Cooked Cuy (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)
Ingredients, Peruvian Cuisine, Traditional Food

Guinea Pig Claims Greater Popularity Each Day

Guinea pig meat (cuy) has become very popular in Cuzco’s cuisine as well as in national cooking. It is undergoing … 0 2197
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Chuno (Freeze dried potatoes - around 3cm wide)

Cold Season and the Arrival of Chuño and Moraya

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Ceviche Peruano (Walter Coraza Morveli)

The National Day of Ceviche 2019

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Chiriuchu, the famous dish of Corpus Christi (Photo by Walter Coraza Morveli)

folklore and legends

Cruz Velacuy in the jungle of Peru(Photo: Brayan Coraza Morveli)
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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International Book Fair in Cusco

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Night of Lights and Sound (Walter Coraza Morveli)

Cusco: Night of Light and Sound

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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 1568
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 5686
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 5892
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 9704
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 4308