Balls of Llullucha with Squash and Tarwi seeds
Traditional Food

A Cuzco Tradition: Tarwi with Mormontoy

Mormontoy or  are small, dark colored balls that grow in lakes and ponds around the city. They are also brought … 1 2078
Saltado de Loro with Morcilla (Photo: Wayra)
Traditional Food

Colorful Parrot Sauté (Saltado de Loro), one of Cuzco’s Traditional Dishes

One colorful dish that is traditional in Cuzco is the saltado de loro, the parrot sauté.  Never fear all you … 0 2048
A Damaged Inca Wall on Loreto Street (Photo: Walter Coraza)
Archeology, Commentary

Cuzco’s Inca Heritage Faces Severe Threats

The massive stones of Cuzco, arranged like complex puzzles, one on another seem eternal. Nevertheless, a ruling by Judge Marina … 1 2482
Mistura Festival (Photo: Giancarlo Gallardo Campos)
Commentary, Food Culture

Mistura 2013 Made Pleasure by the Sea’s Side

Mistura is the gastronomic fair for everyone and of every flavor. It is a space where Peruvians celebrate out identity … 0 1989
The Sacred Andean Hummingbird (Photo: Walter Coraza)
Customs, Food Culture

The Sacred Andean Hummingbird Keeps Fascinating Secrets

The hummingbird flits through Cuzco’s gardens and is an important bird in its culture. Called in Spanish picaflor or colibrí, … 1 3111
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Chuno (Freeze dried potatoes - around 3cm wide)

Cold Season and the Arrival of Chuño and Moraya

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Ceviche Peruano (Walter Coraza Morveli)

The National Day of Ceviche 2019

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Chiriuchu, the famous dish of Corpus Christi (Photo by Walter Coraza Morveli)

folklore and legends

Cruz Velacuy in the jungle of Peru(Photo: Brayan Coraza Morveli)
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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International Book Fair in Cusco

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Night of Lights and Sound (Walter Coraza Morveli)

Cusco: Night of Light and Sound

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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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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 1568
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 5671
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 5881
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 9686
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 4297