Category: "Culture"

Cusco Ethno-tourism: the community of Cuyuni

December 16th, 2010 |

Just an hour outside Cusco is Cuyuni. A rural community, it has implemented a novel ‘living’ tourist circuit: a walk of four hours through traditional Andean scenery interrupted by actors playing themselves, offering visitors a resumed and interactive look at their customs and their daily lives. The trip ends with a novoandino buffet with a view of the mighty Ausangate.

Peru at the Movies: The Royal Hunt of the Sun

August 26th, 2010 |

Ali Ryder presents the fifth in series of articles, Peru at the Movies. The Royal Hunt of the Sun, from 1969, portrays a somewhat stereotypical Spanish conquest of the Incas, the capture of Inca Atahualpa and his infamous ransom – but with a twist, Pizarro has a human side and befriends Atahualpa.