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 […]Read More En Esperando: The Search for Ayahuasca
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 […]Read More Neverending Photos!
The night I left Sucre it poured down with rain. I was having trouble with my bank cards and, as silent lightning flashed in the distance, was trying every machine in the Plaza 25 de Mayo. The main square of government, 25 de Mayo hosted the House of Liberty, where Bolivia’s declaration of independence […]Read More Salt in the Clear Sky: Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
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 […]Read More Samaipata Connection
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 […]Read More Rainbow Report #5: Back to Babylon
For two weeks in September, I attended a Rainbow Gathering in Bolivia. In this report, I compile excerpts from the diary I was keeping while I was there to give a snapshot of daily life. Find my other reports here: #1, #2, #3, #5 — A Morning ‘I woke, as usual, to the sound of Venecia, the […]Read More Rainbow Report #4: A Day at the Rainbow
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, […]Read More Rainbow Report #3: Mission Comida