Sunshine and Sugar: Lima’s Dessert Scene

Now, I know at home in Kentucky it’s time to celebrate blue skies and sunny days. In Lima though, we’re headed into a cool, very grey winter. No wonder Peruvians have houses painted in blues, reds, and yellows! The weather gets so monochrome it feels like you’re stuck in Dorothy’s Kansas. Fortunately, Ivo knows just how to bust…

Facing “Capacocha” (Child Sacrifice)

In a dim cave just outside of modern Cuzco, our guide pointed out three tiny holes at the bottom of a steep, roped-off pit. Here, he told us, several babies had been buried alive as a sacrifice to the gods. Archeologists had removed the tiny bones and were examining them now at a separate location. All that remained were…