Tag: Cusco

Speaking of Spanish (Caitlin Petersen)

I have to say, as excited as I was at the beginning of this semester to immerse myself in Spanish and really try my hardest to speak it whenever possible, it’s been very difficult to keep that promise to myself.  At first I was so happy,…

Culture Meets Religion (Jack Hayford)

It is interesting to see the way that Catholicism has merged with the local culture of Peru. Just yesterday i was walking home and i saw in front of a Catholic church a band playing  traditional Peruvian music in front of a crucifix. Also, they have a day…

Peruvian Cuisine (Jack Hayford)

The food of Peru is very unique. Before i came to Peru, I thought that the food would be pretty similar to Mexican food, but i was very wrong. They eat a lot of rice here with potatoes and bread. Chicken is very common although they…