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Day 308: Release and let go

The Shamans said my job was to allow the shift in our friendship to happen.  To realize that things weren’t going to be like they had been and to accept a new relationship in its place. 494 more words


A great speach

“The greatest and most endangered species in the Amazon rainforest is not the jaguar or the harpy eagle,” says Mark Plotkin, “It’s the isolated and uncontacted tribes.” In an energetic and sobering talk, the ethnobotanist brings us into the world of the forest’s indigenous tribes and the incredible medicinal plants that their shamans use to heal. 26 more words


The Final Ceremony

One last time at breakfast we met with the swiss and an Austrian couple who live in Chile and Paris. We discussed politics, economics, education, science, healthcare and finally our experiences with diving, which the Austrian guy had a great deal of, having dived nearly everywhere. 711 more words


The Don Is Gone

Blake left the hut this morning before me. When I put on my gum boots as usual for the mud ridden walk to camp, I felt something squishy under my right heel. 802 more words


Cards & Conversation

This morning we went to camp and had or usual pre-breakfast ritual of cards and conversation. Laura was already there and joined in. We taught her criminal punch and got into a very deep conversation with her about each of our childhoods, our reasons for being here in Peru seeking ayahuasca, and what we wanted to bring back home with us to our family and friends. 878 more words


Who actually are the Tamang People? An Insight into Indigenous Tribe of Nepal

Tamang (Nepali: तामाङ) people are one of the indigenous tribes of Nepal. Tamang means “Horse Traders.” A popular belief is that the word Tamang was derived from a Tibetan word Tamag, where Ta means “horse”, and Mag means “rider”. 432 more words

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Fact, Fiction or Faction - The Tears of a Corpse

There is a silly belief among many that a person’s hair and fingernails continue to grow after death. It is patently not true. However, it has been scientifically proven that corpses continue to have the ability to shed tears and often do profusely. 179 more words