Watching Alas Peruanas Dance (David Knowlton)
Commentary

Dance in Cusco and Change

Dancing in troupes is symbolically rich in the Andes, as it is here in Cusco. You can read about it … 0 1034
celebration

The Bell that Props Up History and Corpus Christi, María Angola

The dark and dissonant sound of Maria Angola calls and demands being heard, even above all the hubbub of a … 0 328
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 … 0 386
photography

Q’eswachaca: The last Inca bridge in photos

  Days ago, the Inca hanging bridge, handcrafted and made from straw (ichu), was rebuilt along the Apurimac River. The … 0 290
Commentary

Cachuelo, a Word and a Way of LIfe

There are words that you seldom hear and almost never use. Words show a person’s place in the world and, … 0 627

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Boarding a Taxi (David Knowlton)

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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 … 0 450
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 … 0 386
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
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 1396
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 1692