Stewed Sacha Tomate (Photo: Walter Coraza)
Recipes, Traditional Food

Stewed Sacha Tomate

One of the many fruits found in Peru while not outside of South America is the Sacha Tomate. Its name … 0 2782
The Chicharrón of Chicken Neck
Food Culture

Chicken Neck Chicharrón Conquers Cuzco Streets

Today Cuzco’s streets and markets fill with delicious “piqueos”, snacks. They are appetizers that delight before supper, such as skewers … 0 1369
A Couple from Chilinhuani
Food Culture

Eating and Sharing Make the Cosmos Work

Surrounding the city of Cuzco rural communities farm the land and herd the flocks of sheep, alpacas, and llamas for … 0 1610
Pachacutec Inca as Warrior (Guaman Poma de Ayala)
Customs

Warachikuy Staged Today by Sacsayhuaman

Cuzco’s historical Warachikuy, coming of age ceremony, will be staged by the National Ciencias School for the public today.  One … 0 1770
Bendiciendo los carros nuevos (Photo: Walter Coraza)
Customs

Pilgrims Seek Blessings in Huanca Today

Near Cuzco are several sites where people throng as pilgrims. Each is fascinating and has deep traditions that are both … 0 1118
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FOOD CULTURE

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 5670
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 9683
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