Niño Manuel (David Knowlton)
Culture, fiestas

The Joy of the Child

Cusco’s plaza is filled with vendors and excitement, today, the second day of Santurantikuy and Christmas Eve. People come to … 0 425
Plaza de Mollepata
Archeology, Culture, folklore and legends, Travel

Mythological Origen vs Historical Origen of Mollepata

The town of Mollepata is an obligatory stop to make the adventure walk to the citadel of Machu Picchu on … 0 650
A Nacimiento (Walter Coraza Morveli)
celebration, Customs, fiestas

Christmas arrived in Cusco

The city of Cusco lives a festive atmosphere. The beautiful Inca citadel dresses in color with Christmas images, colored lights, … 0 443
Chicha de Jora (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Commentary, Customs, Cuzco Neighborhoods

Would you like a glass of chicha in the morning?

Of course, I do. Ten o’clock in the morning it is the perfect time to enjoy a fresh glass of … 0 1171

The Wonder of Allcamayo Falls – Machu Picchu

Many people wonder what else they can do after visiting the citadel of Machupicchu. If you have time and like … 0 569

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Important points of the history of Cusco starting from the Plaza de Armas. In Inca times, what is today the … 0 3495
Huaca Mesa Redonda (Photo: Wayra)
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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 1394
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 … 1 1393
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Llamas are domestic animals from the Camelidae family and are common in the Peruvian Andes. It was a very important … 0 594
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