A Journey of Discovery at Machu Picchu by Gayle Lawrence founder of Journeys of Discovery: Mind, Body, Spirit Travel Adventures
An Outer Discovery… An Inner Journey
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When I was in Cusco, Peru, a guy called Angel crossed my path and told me about his work at a Shamanic healing centre. Shamans (medicine men) perform ancient healing ceremonies, praying to Pacha Mama (Mother Earth) and dwelling in the spiritual world.
What intrigued me most was the “Ayahuasca ceremony”. Ayahuasca is a Quechua word meaning “vine of the soul,” and is a powerful, vile-tasting drink made from a jungle vine. The shamans use it as way of unraveling the self, and it is supposed to be able to cure anything, from physical illness (like cancer) to psychological pain (depression) – or put simply, it is a good way to clean up any baggage, big or small, in your life… I felt like fate had thrown an unusual opportunity onto my path. Read more
Magda von der Heyde, great grand daughter of Karl Alexander, well known local artist and director of the Sala de Arte of Escorihuela Winery, has more than ten years experience guiding visitors through the secrets of wine. Experience the wonders of Argentina & Chile through these wine and gourmet tours with polo, golf and tango programs as well. Be introduced to local people, experience the out of the way places.
Karen Jettmar runs Equinox Wilderness Expeditions and SkiGrlz out of Alaska and I guess that sometimes they want to wallow in the sunshine, because she has just arranged a trip for 17 women to Ecuador in mid-November for 3 weeks of activity, including trekking, natural history, coast beaches and dry forest hiking and biking, Galapagos sailing.
Someone has dropped out, and there is room for one lucky woman to join this trip – especially the week sailing in the Galapagos. Read more