Lord of Temblors in Cuzco
Customs

The Lord of Temblors’ Stroll through Cuzco

Yesterday, the great Lord of Temblors made his annual visit to the City of Cuzco and crowds massed to receive his blessing despite the threat of rain. Along the way people not only competed for the honor to carry him on his rounds, but also to give him red flowers called ñuqchu, play music for him, greet him, and take home the flowers that would fall from him. Cuzco Eats presents a set of photos from yesterday's procession taken by Walter Coraza Morveli and Hebert Edgardo Huamani Jara. 0 1524
Massing in the Plaza at Holy Week
Customs, Food Culture

Holy Week in Cuzco

Without doubt, the expectations for this week are really great. During this time the city of Cuzco will receive a great quantity of visitors from all over who come to enjoy an extra long vacation declared by the national government to encourge tourism by sharing with us this Catholic tradition.0 1697
Taking Palm Frond Crosses to Church
Customs, Food Culture

Palm Sunday in Cuzco

Cuzco enters into a period of ritual intensity, today, with Palm Sunday. The plaza will fill with people buying and carrying palm fronds, some going to mass and others not, as Catholicism and Cusco come together and split. Whether Catholics in the style favored by the Archbishop or not, the people enter into the holiest days of the year, when intensity and passion fill the plaza, streets and homes of this Inca city with some five hundred years of Catholicism.0 1919
Weaving the Lliqlla
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Color and Beauty in Cuzco’s Hand Woven Lliqllas,

There are many different ways of artistic expression in the City of Cuzco as well as ways of making your … 0 1879
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Customs, Food Culture

Street Vendors of Cuzco

An army of vendors makes their way daily into Cuzco’s streets.  Some have licenses and permits, as well as formal … 0 1718

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folklore and legends

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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 2811
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Andean Funeral Culture: Activities at the Almudena Cemetery Museum

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Sunset in Cusco (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Cultura, history, tourism, Travel

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Important points of the history of Cusco starting from the Plaza de Armas. In Inca times, what is today the … 0 6964
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