My Peru - A Guide to the Culture and Traditions of the Andean Communities of Peru

A Guide to the Culture and Traditions of the Andean Communities of Peru



responsible tourism

my community




traditional clothing

traditional dances

fiestas & festivals


rituals & beliefs

natural medicines

agricultural calendar


my photos

my drawings

my stories

local ngo's



Weaving Communities

Pitumarca Weaving Cooperative Chinchero Weaving Cooperative Amaru Weaving Cooperative
Chahuaytire Weaving Cooperative    



Reyes Magos, Ollantaytambo Virgen de Candelaria, San Blas, Cusco 2003 Carnival Pisac
Carnival Cuyo Grande Carnival Pisac Ruins Carnival Taray
Carnival Amaru 2006 Carnival Amaru 2007 Senor de los Temblores, Cusco 2007
Easter, Cusco 2007 Corpus Christi, Cusco Qoyllur Rit'i, Ausangate
Inti Raymi, Cusco Virgen de Carmen, Pisac 2005 Virgen de Natividad, Chinchero
"Santuranticuy" Cusco Virgen de la "O", Yucay  



Spring Flowers Part 1 Spring Flowers Part 2 Spring Flowers Part 3
Medicinal Plants Flowers & Orchids of the Inca Trail (3 pages) Offering to Pachamama (Mother earth)
Chinchero market, held every Sunday morning, Chinchero, Cusco, Peru
Threshing (Chinchero) Preparing Chuño (freeze-dried potato) Chinchero Market (held every Sunday)




Introduction / Responsible Tourism in Peru / My Community / Maps of Peru / Andean Homestay Programme / Peruvian Handicrafts / Traditional Clothing in Peru / Traditional Dances of Peru / Fiestas and Festivals of Peru / Peruvian Education / Rituals, Beliefs and Customs in Peru / Natural Medicines in Peru / Agriculture in Peru / Peru Photo Gallery / My Photos / Drawings by Peruvian Children / Stories of Peru / Local Non-Government Organisations NGOs / Links / Site Map


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