Lord of Temblors (Walter Coraza Morveli)
celebration, Cultura

Cusco: Calendar for Holy Week, 2018

Holy Monday, March 26, 2018, the procession of Holy Monday is celebrated. It is when the sworn patron of Cusco, … 0 1125
Story

The Rumula, The Devil’s Mule

In the Amazon, you find myths and legends of terrifying creatures.These stories have been passed on by word of mouth … 0 908
Cuzco's Saints Conversation i an Fiesta (Wayra)
Story

A Story of Saints and Chicha

This is the story of St. Anthony, St. Christopher, and the Virgin of St. Anne. It reflects some of the … 0 730
Commentary, Customs, Story

The Most Feared Demon in the High Mountains

In Andean mythology there are demons and creatures of all kinds. Without a doubt, the jarjacha (carcaq) is one of … 0 1304
Customs

Cowhide and Its Importance Since Colonial Times

In Spanish times, cow leather played a very important role in colonial buildings–such as churches and mansions–in plows, in the … 0 831

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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 4129
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 1941
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 … 1 1869
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 2919