• ayahuasca

    Ayahuasca diaries part 3: Ayahuasca’s dark side

    First, catch up on Part 1 and Part 2 of the Ayahuasca diaries On the final night, the shaman sang: In order to approach god, we must first learn to become human. That night, I was to…

    20th July 2017
  • A lamb to the slaughter

    Our experience of taking a lamb to the slaughter, Chilean style Hot blood soaked the damp earth with a shock of red. Steam rose. The sheep gave its final shudder, and expired. Pachamama absorbed…

    5th July 2017
  • Hundreds of tourists throng around the Tulum ruins site, Mexico

    A traipse of tourists at the Tulum ruins

    A day sightseeing at the Tulum ruins marred yet made interesting by the tourist hordes On rare occasions, a sight-seeing trip is transformed when the primary object of attention is eclipsed by some other, more intriguing…

    28th June 2017
  • Why is the Isla del Sol closed for business?

    Wondering why the Isla del Sol is partially closed to tourists? Here’s our take on the current dispute preventing visitors from fully exploring this mythical isle on the shores of Lake Titicaca.    …

    22nd June 2017
  • Peruvian Pisco

    The ultimate guide to Peruvian Pisco

    Peruvian Pisco tasting Everything you need to know about tasting Peru’s national drink at the Museo de Pisco, Cusco. Plus, a video guide on how to make the perfect Pisco Sour The history of Pisco…

    16th June 2017
  • The importance of perspective

    Double vision Anton uses two lenses to shoot his photos: a 17mm and a 45mm. You might say that where perspective is concerned, he works in extremes. It was an observation he made the…

    12th June 2017
  • Setting and mindset

    How our setting affects our frame of mind and ability to act Not long ago, I took a walk in the Amazon. Dense undergrowth crowded the path. The sunlight barely penetrated the thick canopy…

    5th June 2017
  • ayahuasca

    The ayahuasca diaries 2: A trip to remember

    The story of an incredible ayahuasca trip during ceremonies on a farm somewhere in Chile’s lake region… Read part 1 here if you missed it. Preparing to meet abuelita Two nights later, we sat once…

    2nd June 2017
  • weaving narratives

    Weaving narratives in life’s tapestry

    So, perhaps you can get to grips with the idea of one central narrative in your life. Work, romance, travel, kids, mastering the ukulele… whatever. We all tend to get wrapped up in one…

    29th May 2017