CUSCO, PERU: (Former Inca Empire)


Plaza de Armas

La Catedral De Cuzco

Built in 1945 by Christian Palestinians who were seeking refuge in Cuzco. This is their gift of gratitude to the town of Cuzco.

The Statue of Cristo Blanco (White Christ)

 

 

Cuzco Before a RainstormTucked Away in a Courtyard off of Calle MarquesView of Cuzco from Qoricancha

 OCT12. Cusco, Peru. 

CUSCO, PERU: LA CATEDRAL DEL CUZCO

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The most important religious monument in the Plaza de Armas in Cuzco, Peru. Its photo was taken from a cafe balcony overlooking the square. Parts of this magnificent cathedral were begun in 1539. Completion occurred around 1664.

19OCT12. Cuzco, Peru. (iPAD, Instagram Sutro Aspect)

CUSCO, PERU (FOOD): CEVICHE

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Archaeological records show consumption of ceviche (or cebiche or seviche) as far back as 2,000 years ago! Thought to probably have been brought to Peru by Moorish women from Granada. It’s a raw fish dish made with lemon, onion, and chili pepper. Mine was cold, citrusy, with just the right mix of pepper to give it a zing…and served with two slices of sweet potato to counteract the ‘ceviche bite.’ A must-try on a visit to Peru. Highly recommend: Don Marcelo Restaurant, Portal Belen 115, Plaza de Armas. Cusco, Peru.

15OCT12. Cusco, Peru. (iPAD Instagram, Lo- Fi Aspect)