Monday, May 25, 2009

Ayahuasca


Stellar article about a writer heading down to the Peruvian Amazon to partake in Ayahuasca madre.

Here's a bit of Alexander Zaitchik,'s article...
Through word of mouth, High Times features, Discovery Channel specials, the books of Terrance McKenna and the "Yage Letters" of Burroughs and Ginsberg, northern-hemispheric drug culture has over the last half-century become steadily more hip to and enthralled by the living Amazonian tradition of ingesting Ayahuasca, a potent psychedelic brew used throughout the region as a healing tool and portal through which to communicate with the jungle spirits and the dead... More
I think I found the location of my next vacation.

1 comment:

Phatty Matty said...

If you head into the jungle for a trip that will help you get rid of evil spirits make sure you don't do it with a guiding company. In peru they do have 'trip tourism' but a more truthfull experiance will occure if you venture to the small towns/villages on your own or with locals and have it find you. May people reported little feeling from a guided trip because a batch is split so many ways. But just you, a shaman, a flickering candle and the devil slitering through is much more powerfull.