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 2130
Food Offerings in the San Pedro Market
Food Culture, Restaurants

Eating in the Market

A quick and inexpensive meal? It sounds like time for fast food. MacDonalds, KFC, and Bembos are found, now, on … 0 1142
Ceviche Mixto
Commentary, Peruvian Cuisine

A Culinary Revolution in Peru?

In a recent interview, Fernan Adrià, the famous chef and creator of the great restaurant El Bulli, said he wanted … 0 1576
The Marca Peru
Commentary

Two Notes on a Red and White Line: The Marca Perú

Peru recently announced the symbol that serves as its mark for purposes of trade and tourism, as well as national … 0 1690
Rain Clouds over Cuzco
Commentary, Customs

September: Rain, Pestilence, and Planting

Rain falls again in Cuzco. The clouds thicken, softening the intense, highland light, like soil well dug and prepared for … 0 1339

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Rumi Maqui, A Forgotten Hero

Rumi Maqui, A Forgotten Hero

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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 … 0 474
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 4637
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 2302
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 2253
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