Mutton Knuckle Soup, Cuzco
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Hot Soup in the Morning

Cold feels omnipresent in hills and valleys around Cuzco, and especially now that the night time temperatures begin their irresistible … 0 1637
Food for the Saints, Holy Thursday, Cuzco
Customs, Food Culture

Corn, Squash, and Potatoes for the Saints on Holy Thursday

Ears of corn and freshly harvested potatoes were placed yesterday midday in the Temple of San Sebastian, a suburban and … 0 1034
Crowd Waiting for Annual Blessing by Taytacha, Cuzco
Customs, Uncategorized

Photos and Videos from Sunday and Monday

Below you can find photos taken by Eduardo and Walter from Monday’s Blessing, and links to videos of this years … 0 963
Thorns above Cuzco
Customs, Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine, Uncategorized

Thorns, Fish, and Beer: Two Realities

Fires will burn on Cuzco’s hilltops Thursday night, after which many people will fast and eat traditional food, while others … 1 1189
Lord of Earthquakes, Cuzco
Customs

The Indian Christ and Red Flowers on Holy Monday

Cuzco’s population will fill the city center today like no other time in the year.  It will feel as if … 0 1311

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Literature

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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A Book of Stories Coming Soon

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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 4113
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 1927
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 1857
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 2906