En Esperando: The Search for Ayahuasca

I’m not going to tell you what I saw when I took Ayahuasca. Alien spirits, impossible geometric realms or, most significant of all, a giant snake, slithering towards you. While in their proper context, such descriptions can be illuminating, for the most part, I think they risk being distractions. Psychedelic fodder to fuel the desire […]

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Neverending Photos!

Alright, so I’ve been lazy while I’ve been here in Barcelona and haven’t written anything for the blog. No, not lazy, busy. Very busy. Anyway, I still have a huge backlog of photos, so I can always stall with them! Here are the happy snaps from my tour into the Salar de Uyuni – Bolivia’s […]

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Samaipata Connection

Charly and I played four games of chess at El Jardin. He would taunt me in English when he was winning and mutter to himself in French when he was not. The second game took place on the night Aye left Samaipata. She and Charly had been carrying out a little romance during her month of […]

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Rainbow Report #5: Back to Babylon

For two weeks in September, I attended a Rainbow Gathering in Bolivia. In this, my final report, I describe my departure from the gathering and return to civilization. For the other reports, look here: #1, #2, #3, #4. — My last night at the gathering found me in the kitchen, preparing dinner. I had hoped […]

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Rainbow Report #3: Mission Comida

For two weeks in September, I attended a Rainbow Gathering in Bolivia. In this report, I describe the Food Mission I embarked on for the Gathering. See the other reports here: #1, #2, #4, #5 — The food mission was an expedition into Camiri to source supplies at the local markets. It was an overnight affair. First, […]

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Rainbow Report #1: Welcome Home

In September I headed to a Rainbow Gathering in Bolivia. In my next few posts, I will tell the story of my time there and examine different aspects of what a Rainbow Gathering is and how it works. This first post introduces the concept and tells the story of my arrival there.  See the other […]

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