What is an Ayahuasca Retreat in Peru like?

Turner Blog, Destinations, Peru, South America

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

Turner Blog, Destinations, Peru, South America

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

Turner Blog, Destinations, Peru, South America

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. …