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Cusco and the failed Shaman experience

Our short flight from the capital Lima just landed in Cusco where we are greeted by a totally unfriendly weather with heavy rain and wind and by the invisible enemy called high altitude which will constantly remind us that breathing might require more concentration and effort than before. 1,760 more words

Another Cup of Tea

Aguas Calientes: 17th February 2017

We descended from Machu Picchu, back to Aguas Calientes. We had some time before the train to take us back to Ollantaytambo left, so we went in search of something to eat … and a nice cup of tea. 212 more words


When in Peru . . . Drink Coca Like the Peruvians

If you are traveling to Peru, chances are you’ve heard about coca, coca leaves, and coca tea. If you are like me, you are probably wondering what coca is, how it works, and why you can’t find it in the United States. 483 more words

Coca Tea, Inflammatory Disease Control & Depression

Another well-done study is showing that medical researchers have now firmly established the relationship between Brain Inflammation and Depression. Brain inflammation rarely occurs by itself; much more commonly, the brain is inflamed because the whole body is inflamed. 1,170 more words

Ignoring Coca Leaf Tea, Science Marches On

Well, here we go again. The “New England Journal of Medicine” has just published a new study that shows – prepare to be amazed – that with an amazing new drug called Canakinumab you can reduce the risk of heart attacks by reducing inflammatory processes in the heart. 362 more words

Copacabana and Isla de Sol

“Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.”

– Gustave Flaubert 692 more words