Pasta with Soy Protein at El Encuentro
Restaurants

Eating Vegetarian in Cuzco

Once upon a time, finding vegetarian food in Cuzco was as hard as keeping the Mississippi river with in its … 1 1867
Ponche de Habas, Cuzco
Food Culture

Fight the Cold and Build Community, Ponche de Habas

Both people and their communities pass through moments of transition. In these moments that which is of greatest importance to … 0 1794
Frog Soup, San Pedro Market, Cuzco
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Frog Soup, Food for the Mind

Just inside the bustling San Pedro Market, in front of the Machu Picchu Train Station, Mrs. Raida Valencia sits by … 1 2829
Bread Vendor, San Pedro Market, Cuzco
Food Culture, Traditional Food

Cuzco’s Traditional, Hand-Made Bread

While much of the world is caught in the pre-prepared uniformity of industrial breads (even those of the artisanal bread … 2 5452
Uncucha
Ingredients

The Uncucha, an Important Root Crop

Peru is a land of root crops.  The potato originated here in all its rainbow of types.  But it is … 0 1793

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Rumi Maqui, A Forgotten Hero

Rumi Maqui, A Forgotten Hero

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There Were No Pumas Up There, A Taxi Tale

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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