At Archeological Park of Sacsayhuaman, Andean Terraces (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Archeology, Cultura

Usnu, or Ushno, which means ‘Altar’ in Quechua keeps a Rich Meaning

Ushnu, or Ushno, which means ‘Altar’ in Quechua, are platforms of different architectural styles depending on their location.  There are … 0 798
El Ukuku en Qoyllority (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Commentary, Culture

Mountains and Men

I went to see the ballet, “The Legend of Mt. Timpanogos” which tells the story of the mountain that fills … 0 1448
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 … 0 702
La Banda esperando para Tocar (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Commentary, Culture, fiestas

Accordion a Fascinating Instrument

David was telling me about the entrance of the Virgin into the plaza and the accompanying dancers. He spoke of … 0 1792
Commentary

Great Thieves, A taxi story

Hardly any clouds interrupt the intense blue of Cusco’s sky. Maybe the period of cloudiness, chill, and rain is finally … 0 1434

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FOOD CULTURE

Tamales are the Favorite Delight of Cuzco (Photo: Walter Coraza Morveli)

Duality: Sweet and Savory Tamales

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Peruvian Coffe (Walter Coraza Morveli)

Peruvian Coffee Day

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Working a Field in Cuzco

The Basis of the Inca Economy: Agriculture

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folklore and legends

EL chaski y el condenado

Confusion of Gold with a Condemned

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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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Literature

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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A Book of Stories Coming Soon

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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 1411
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 … 0 702
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 … 0 636
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 1651