Chifa: Pork with Pineapple
Commentary, Food Culture

The Unexplained Mystery of Chifa in Cuzco

Chinese food, called chifa, is one of the most popular foods in Peru.  Benavides reports it comes third, following the … 1 3397
Locro de Pecho with Spicy Salad Ready to Eat
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Street Food for Late Nights in Cuzco

It’s night in Cuzco and the cold settles in. One might think the streets would be empty with everyone home … 0 1953
Rice with Fried Eggs and Salad
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Rice and Fried Egg, Cuzco’s Favorite Fast Food

Peru may be famous for corn and potatoes, of which it seems there are an infinity of varieties, but it … 2 1957
Inside of Starbucks
Commentary

Coffee Houses: Beyond the Multinational in Cuzco

Starbucks generally sucks the air out of local markets for coffee houses. Now that it has opened in Cusco, one might expect the same thing. But Cusco has its own strong culture and maybe its own establishments will survive. Some certainly have already faced severe adversity and made it through. In the honor of Starbucks opening let us look at some of the other places in Cuzco where one can have a cup of coffee and sit for a while.0 3860
Machu Picchu
Archeology, Commentary

Machu Picchu Meets Cuzco in the Casa Concha

Cuzco is the most important Inca site in Peru–far beyond Machu Picchu, even though Machu Picchu is justifiably a wonder … 1 1885

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FOOD CULTURE

Limones (Foto)

Peruvians sell with Brilliance

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Ceviche in Cusco (By Erick Coraza)

Ceviche in Cusco

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Would you like a croissant for your breakfast?

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folklore and legends

Celebrando el carnaval en la Plaza de Armas (Walter Coraza Morveli)

THE MAGIC OF CARNIVAL IN CUSCO

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Yawar Fiesta (By Javier Prado)

The Yawar Fiesta

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Beware of Strange Dogs Following You (Walter Coraza Morveli)

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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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 … 0 662
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 2857
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 3678
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 7007
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 3190

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