Lechón and Tamales
Customs

Roast Pork, Bread Babies and Cuzco’s Day of the Living

Bread babies and bread horses people Cuzco today as its population gathers together, eat lechón (roast pork) and, following tradition, … 1 1678
Door Decorated for Halloween
Customs

Trick or Treat and Creole Song in Cuzco

Here in Cuzco the vast majority of the people are now taking Halloween as a tradition when, up until very … 1 1351
Birthday Cake
Food Culture

Energy and Fun, Birthdays in Cuzco

For almost everyone, reaching another year is a special occasion.  It is a time for taking stock of what you … 0 1457
Tupac Amaru Fair
Food Culture, Traditional Food

A Square of Delights, the Tupac Amaru Fair

An Andean Mall, the weekly Tupac Amaru fair offers a great variety of goods as well as providing the largest … 0 2415
French Bread at Qosqo Maki
Food Culture, Restaurants

Croissants, Bread, and Charity in Cuzco

Bread has changed in Cuzco over the last twenty or so years.  A region with its own very strong traditions … 0 1513

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FOOD CULTURE

Anticuchos (Walter Coraza)

Anticucho Day, October 21

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Exchanging Coca and Fruits

Which is the fruit that we prefer? Our’s or foreign

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Mancachicharro, a tradicional dish from Chinchero, Sacred Valley (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)

folklore and legends

Yawar Fiesta (By Javier Prado)

The Yawar Fiesta

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Beware of Strange Dogs Following You (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Plaza de Mollepata

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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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 1212
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 5294
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 2819
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 2699
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

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