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 […]

Surrounded By Sand: Huacachina

I made a quick stop in the desert oasis of Huacachina, which is very near the Peruvian city of Ica. Huacachina is considered an adventure destination, as it is known for it’s dune buggy and sand boarding tours. I had been told that Banana’s Adventure hostel is the best place to stay in Huacachina and […]

Out On The Highest Lake In The World: Lake Titicaca

I found myself spending the night in a private room, on the top floor of a lakefront hotel, overlooking the highest lake in the world. All for $6 a night. I had heard that Copacabana on the Bolivian side of Lake Titicaca is much nicer than Puno on the Peruvian side, so that’s where I […]

Road Tripping In Northern Argentina: Salta And It’s Surroundings

I found myself on another 24 hour bus ride, making my way across the very large and diverse country of Argentina. I actually really like long bus rides. I find them to be very productive. I use them as an opportunity for writing, reading, reflection and introspection. This time I was on my way to […]