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 …

What is an Ayahuasca Ceremony Like?

Turner Blog, Mental Health, Peru

My expectations of what an ayahuasca ceremony would be like ran pretty wild. If you read the interwebs, you would gather that everyone has this ‘life changing’ experience; when you talk to people who aren’t on the internet, you know – real life 3 dimensional people, you get a very different impression. Being the curious, chatty little otter that I …

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. …