Cusco: My Dad Joins The Journey

After spending two weeks in the Peruvian Amazon, working with Ayahuasca and Huachuma, I finally emerged from the jungle. I knew that after two intense weeks of working with shamans and sacred plants, I would want to go somewhere to relax, for a while. Therefore, I rented a private Airbnb apartment in the San Blas […]

How To Find Clarity: Transformational Travel Tip

Are you struggling to decide what you should do with your life? Are you feeling unmotivated, unfulfilled or frustrated with what you are currently doing? Do you know, deep down, that you were put on this planet for a reason, but you still aren’t quite sure what that reason is? Or do you know where […]

Huachuma: Air Mesada

Be sure to read part 1 and part 2, if you haven’t already. After living in the Amazon jungle for two weeks, my spiritual journey with Spirit Quest Sanctuary was about to come to a close. It was time for our final Huachuma Mesada ceremony, The Air Mesada. We had been told that the medicine […]

Huachuma: Earth Mesada

Be sure to read part 1, if you have not already. After experiencing the Huachuma Water Mesada and enjoying one of the best days of my life, I was really looking forward to what was still to come. The Earth Mesada was next. This ceremony celebrated Pachamama, our Mother Earth. Don Howard told us to […]

Huachuma: Water Mesada

After my Ayahuasca retreat came to an end, the second half of my 15-day retreat at Spirit Quest Sanctuary was about to begin. I would soon start working with the sacred plant, Huachuma (San Pedro Cactus) in 3 shamanic ceremonies. Whereas, I brought plenty of expectations with me to the Ayahuasca retreat, I really didn’t […]

Ayahuasca In The Amazon: Learning To Love Myself (Part 3)

Be sure to check out┬ápart 1 and part 2, if you haven’t yet. Bobinsana┬áCeremony In addition to four Ayahuasca ceremonies, we were given an additional, very special ceremony. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to partake in a Bobinsana Heart Opening ceremony. As described on the Spirit Quest website, “In the Peruvian Amazon, An […]

Ayahuasca In The Amazon: Learning To Love Myself (Part 2)

If you have not yet read part 1, you can find it here. Ceremony #2 My second Ayahuasca ceremony was very different than my first. I mentioned in my previous post, how my first experience, working with the plant, was quite mild. The medicine came on much stronger this time. However, it still wasn’t the […]

Ayahuasca In The Amazon: Learning To Love Myself (Part 1)

The day I’d been waiting for finally arrived. I had been looking forward to working with the sacred plant, Ayahuasca, ever since I applied for this retreat, 6 months prior. I had just spent the past few days in Lima, preparing myself and creating my intentions for what was to come. You can read about […]