Hatuchay Hotels-Pacaya Samiria
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... I was struck by the amount of organic debris in the river. Huge logs and branches everywhere, apparently a result of the rainy season in its infancy. We got off at the village where we were to wait for a boat that would take us to our final destination. It had already started to rain lightly as we began our wait on a floating hut that functioned both as a boat, (bus) stop for the frequent public transport and also petrol station for these boats.
Standing on the edge of ...
... but being a small Peruvian, the level to which he cut was never enough, so there was a lot of ducking involved by me! There were hundreds of butterflies and mosquitos. I had my 100% deet repellent on which seemed to do the trick! We then went down river to an animal rescue centre that had all kinds of monkeys and other animals. There was a toucan, parrots, macaws, an anaconda, a sloth and of course dogs. There was a Spider monkey called Susie who had a little ...
We each took our turn with the Ayahuasca. For this ceremony, everyone was given only half a cup as a means of testing his or her sensitivity to the medicine. I had been warned of the taste of Ayahuasca but found it not as bad as I was anticipating. Sort of like a really bitter/burnt coffee flavour with the consistency of molasses.
I sat back down on my mattress and waited. We were told the effects could take anywhere from 30-60 minutes to manifest. So ...
... our king.
Nearly a century ago, a French sociologist wrote that every institution’s unstated first goal is to survive and grow, not to undertake the mission it has nominally staked out for itself. Thus the first goal of a government postal service is not to deliver the mail; it is to provide protection for its employees and perhaps a modest status ladder for the more ambitious ones. The first goal of a permanent military organization is not to defend national ...
... daily misery around us is, I think, in large measure caused by the fact that, as Paul Goodman put it thirty years ago, we force children to grow up absurd. Any reform in schooling has to deal with its absurdities.
It is absurd and anti-life to be part of a system that compels you to sit in confinement with people of exactly the same age and social class. That system effectively cuts you off from the immense diversity of ...