Peru

5 Countries and 30,000 Miles: This Was 2016!

01 | 02 Canada

2016 started off in one way, turned left, got flipped upside down, then messed up in the blender. Here’s how it all came out in the end:

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Hobo Update: Relearning Travel’s Inherent Lessons

07 | 18 Florida

Even though I’ve been traveling almost 10 years, my departure from Peru required that I relearn some of travel’s inherent lessons. Here’s what I’m doing.

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Trekking Mount Pitusiray, in Peru

07 | 04 Peru

My trek to Mount Pitusiray was not only a poetic close to this Peruvian chapter of my life, but it was also one of the best. It’s also a mystical mountain and solar clock, that casts famous shadows once a year.

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Apprenticeship Update: BIG Changes for The Professional Hobo

06 | 06 Featured

At long last, here is an apprenticeship update about my work with a shaman in Peru. Unfortunately, it’s not pretty. Big changes coming my way….

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The Peruvian Ruins of Tipon: A Marvel in Irrigation

05 | 09 Peru

The Peruvian ruins of Tipon are an engineering feat as well as a magical place. And becuase it’s a little-known gem, you might have the place to yourself!

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Peru vs Canada: Differences in Daily Life

09 | 14 Canada

After living in Peru for a while and then returning to Canada for a visit, I was surprised by some of the differences in daily life. Check it out:

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A Month in the Jungle, Part 5: Jungle Journal Excerpts

08 | 31 Peru

Here are some of my jungle journal excerpts after spending the month of June in the Peruvian jungle.

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A Month in the Jungle, Part 4: Doing a Plant Diet and Ayahuasca Retreat

08 | 17 Peru

The reason for my month in the jungle of Peru was to do a plant diet and ayahuasca retreat. Here’s what you can expect from such an experience.

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A Month in the Jungle, Part 3: Animal Life (For Better and Worse)

08 | 03 Peru

During my month in the jungle of Peru, I had all kinds of animal encounters – some better than others. Here’s a humourous excerpt of my experiences.

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