My 2nd Ayahuasca Ceremony-“White-knuckle cosmic sleigh ride”/Hitting the Wall

I step up to the altar where Don Carlos hands me the cup.   The aroma finds my nostrils and I feel my throat muscles contract in protest.   I give pause for five seconds, trying to convey reverence to the four maestros sitting behind the altar. The altar is adorned with jaguar skulls, 20… Read More My 2nd Ayahuasca Ceremony-“White-knuckle cosmic sleigh ride”/Hitting the Wall

My Ayahuasca/Huachuma retreat in Peru: Pre-Trip Introduction and rant

I’m feeling a nice little kick from the extended-release Niacin vitamins I took one an hour ago.  I take my highs where I can get them.  It was suggested to me that the mosquitoes in the Amazon will be repelled by this in my blood.  They tend to like sweet, sugary blood.  I have began… Read More My Ayahuasca/Huachuma retreat in Peru: Pre-Trip Introduction and rant