Rocotos Rellenos on the Street in Cuzco
Food Culture, Ingredients

Life, Death, and Stuffed Hot Peppers

Fat and sassy, rocotos rellenos (stuffed hot peppers) peer out from their wrappings on many street corners in Cuzco, such … 0 1869
Anticuchos, Maruri Street
Food Culture

Skewered Meat and Embedded Meaning, Anticuchos

As dusk falls, Maruri street fills with the smells of grilling meat just as traffic is at its densest. Portable … 1 1721
Guinea Pigs Huacaro Fair
Food Culture

Guinea Pig, Pet or Festive Meal

“Did you know that in other countries they don’t eat guinea pig”  said the one young man to the other … 0 3344
Machu PIcchu, Courtesy Fidelus Coraza M.
Literature

Swashbuckling toward Machu Picchu and Peru

What do Nescafe, Cross Keys Pub, and explorer Hiram Bingham (often credited with “discovering” Machu Picchu) have in common? Besides … 0 1400
Ceviche Mixto, Yurac
Restaurants

Yurac Restaurant a Hopeful Beginning

White is its name in Quechua, Yurac, and white is the color of its decor. White is also its specialty, … 1 1323

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Literature

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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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 4297
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 2070
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 1995
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 3067