Picarones Cusqueñas
Traditional Food

Picarones: Flirtatious and Finger-licking Delight

How many foods do you eat where afterwards you just have to lick your fingers? Well, add picarones to your … 1 2275
Spring Rolls with Andean Hot Sauce
Restaurants

Fusiones Restaurant: Location, Concept, and Good Food

Location, they say, is the secret of success for restaurants.  But, sometimes it is grabbing a new concept by the … 0 1361
Chicken Escabeche
Food Culture, Peruvian Cuisine, Traditional Food

From Persia to Inca-ish Peru, Escabeche

Though Persian in origin, escabeche has become thoroughly Peruvian. And in Cuzco it has morphed again, to become Andean. Served … 0 1979
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 1954
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 1183

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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 … 0 474
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