(Not) High on Ayahuasca – Iquitos

Famous for its healing properties, ‘purging’, psychedelic visions and mental revelations, I headed┬áback into the jungle near Iquitos to explore the notorious┬áayahuasca ‘medicine’. Although I had┬áno particular ailment to cure, my interest had been sparked by hearing of the positive life altering experiences of others. A┬áreputed retreat centre was chosen rather than try a random…

Into the Amazon Jungle from Lagunas, Peru

Unsatisfied with┬áthe shortness of my trip (!!) on the 30th August I decided to head North and fly out of Lima┬áin completely the wrong┬ádirection. The Amazon jungle is a significant part of the South American continent so I had felt uncomfortable about the idea of skipping it. The seed had been sown when┬ápassing the turn…