Tottus in Cusco, San Sebastian District Tottus in Cusco

Tottus opens in Cusco

The city of Cusco is becoming more modern except for the historical center of the city. From the largest viewpoints … 0 236
Desayunando al mirar el desfile (David Knowlton)

The University, Schools, and a Sunday Ritual, No Matter What

“Excuse me. Do you know what all this is? What is going on?” A woman with her hair gathered back, … 0 172
Represión en marcha pacífica en Lima

Repression of a peaceful march. What is up with the authorities in Peru?

Two weeks ago, on May 6, the World March for the Legalization of Marijuana was carried out in different parts … 0 203

Dreams, Migration, and Young Men in Lima

He sat across from me in a Starbucks in Miraflores, Lima, filled with energy, and dreams. Let me call him … 0 162
El Niño Costero
Commentary, Intersections

A Utah Peruvian Engineer and Controversy over El Niño

Jorge Manrique Prieto a Peruvian engineer who lives in Utah, United States,  has predicted a devastating EL Niño event this … 0 214

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The abstracted form of a dog watching a soccer game. (Photos by Alonzo Riley)

Misunderstanding the Canines of Cuzco

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Cantuta Flowers (Photo: Alonzo Riley)
Tiger's MIlk Cocktail to Revive You
Chicharrones (Walter Coraza Morveli)

Traditional Food of Cuzco

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Guinea Pigs Roasting on the Fire (Brayan Coraza Morveli)
Toasted Peanuts For Sale

The Traveling Peanut

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Holy week traditional sweets (Walter Coraza Morveli)

folklore and legends

The Devil Cat (Hebert Huamani Jara)

Demons in Roof-Top Cats

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A Town, a Teacher, and a Murder

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Destruction of the Temple of Santo Domingo

The Story of a Beggar and a Café in Cusco

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Parade of Allegories

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Love to Dance (Brayan Coraza Morveli)
Mickey Mouse in Cusco


Inca Garcilaso de la Vega

The Multiple Spanishes of Cusco

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A Book of Stories Coming Soon

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Guaman Poma, Observing the Sun


One of the most important problems of astronomy and Inca calendar involves an evaluation of the identities and role of … 0 167
Llamas y ausangate (

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
Customs, drinks, history, Intersections, Medicinals, tourism, Travel

Ayahuasca, A Plant with Demands, Challenges, and Changes

What if I told you there was a plant that could show your past, present, and future? A plant believed … 0 1160
McCune Copper Pit at Cerro de Paso
drinks, history, Intersections

Mines, Railroads, and Mormons in the Story of Pisco Sour

The Train on its way to Cerro de Pasco 1904 One hundred years ago this last Friday, April 1st, Victor … 0 1486
Magical Rainbows Above Cusco's Main Plaza (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)
Cuzco Neighborhoods, history, Travel

Happiness Takes over the City these Days.

We are enjoying beautiful weather. Some days when the rain falls in the city and it´s mountains, we breath fresh … 1 1968