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Every August 1st is celebrated the Pachamama or Mother Earth Day in Cusco. Continue reading
The Alegorías or allegories is a tradition here in Cusco as part of the festivities for the anniversary of the city every month of June. Students of the Escuela de Bellas Artes Diego Quispe Tito build huge sculptures a few days … Continue reading
Cusco. Main Square. Friday June 7th around 10 am. The sound of the trombones, horns, cymbals and drums is so loud that you can hear the music from one block away. Men and women of different ages and sizes, even … Continue reading
Tomorrow Thursday May 30th is the procession of the 15 saints and virgins around the Plaza de Armas of Cusco as part of the main day of the Corpus Christi festivity. The Entrance:
Nothing stops the thousands of pilgrims on their way to the Sanctuary of the Lord Qoyllurity. The freezing cold night under the moonlight is not a deterrent; not even the altitude of more than 15,000 feet.
The main day of the Festival of Qoyllurity or Ccoyllurritty 2013 is tomorrow Tuesday May 28th. It is a huge pilgrimage with more than 10 thousand people walking to the Sanctuary located at the base of the snow mountain Sinakara (some … Continue reading