What is an Ayahuasca Retreat in Peru like?

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Come to the Amazon they said. Get spiritually awakened they proclaimed. Be eaten alive by every variety of insect they deemed obvious. Vomit violently in a bucket while tripping balls for hours they smiled. It’s all part of the Ayahuasca Retreat Experience in Peru. It’s about healing, growth, self-reflection, and suspicious bug bites and hopefully: Insight. Every Ayahuasca retreat is …

Ayahuasca Healing Center ride

What I learned from 8 Ayahuasca Ceremonies

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Following my first ayahuasca ceremony and tobacco ceremony (see: vomit marathon), I ended up staying 3 more weeks in Mayantuyacu, chasing the elusive vision I so desperately craved. What is my life’s purpose? What should I do with my life? At 35 years old, after zeroing out on upper, pharmaceutical prescription drugs while chasing my dream of making a travel …

Ayahuasca Tobacco Ceremony, Plant Medicines, and Meeting Juan Flores

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The morning after my first Ayahuasca ceremony I felt pretty amazing. Despite living in a den of mosquitos and sweltering jungle heat, I slept like a baby llama. A baby llama covered in mysterious insect bites. I didn’t have any big revelations nor did I purge like many people do during my first ayahuasca ceremony, but the sleep — 100. …