My Breakthrough DMT Trip (And Thoughts On It)

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Smoking DMT was one of the single most intense and insane experiences of my life. Going in I figured that the experience would be bigger than I could possibly imagine, and boy was I right. […]

Desert Bound: A Meeting With Peyote

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With the sun overhead Pedro exhales a lungful of smoke, passes the pipe on, and goes back to checking the group’s food supplies in his bag. “I’m so high” Molly says amused as she gazes around […]

User’s Guide: Picking Peyote

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What Is Peyote? Peyote is a small spineless psychedelic cactus native to Mexico and southwestern Texas – scientific name Lophophora williamsii. Peyote contains psychoactive alkaloids, and like the San Pedro cactus, the principal one is […]

6 Reasons To Take Psychedelic Drugs

If you’re reading this, you’re at the least intrigued about psychedelics. I’m sure you’ve already heard enough reasons as to why you shouldn’t take psychedelic drugs, so here’s the flipside…  Disclaimer: There are, of course, […]

User’s Guide: Taking San Pedro in Peru

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My experience of drinking San Pedro in the Sacred Valley was an incredibly powerful, humbling and beautiful experience. I would seriously recommend it to anyone inclined to such experiences. It was a highlight of months of travel in […]

Mystical Cactus In The Sacred Valley Of The Incas

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It’s eight o’clock in the morning, and the panorama of a bend in the Peruvian Sacred Valley of the Incas is majestic under the days early rays. From the patch of grass outside our mountainside […]

1st Time on LSD: Tripping on Lake Titicaca

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‘How you feeling?’ I called over to Sophie as I lay looking out over the endless blue of the sky and sea spread before us. She was standing waist high in the Lake’s ice cold water, also facing out over the waters to the snow capped mountains in the distance. Turning to me with a smile on her face, she paused for a moment to think of her answer before replying calmly ‘comfortable, really comfortable actually’. She was having a wondrous first experience with LSD, and I was having a pretty damn good day too.

‘Spiritual Atheist’ Sam Harris on the Mind-Expanding Power of Psychedelics

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Can psychedelic substances offer a glimpse into another mode of consciousness? In this video, neuroscientist, ‘spiritual atheist’ and author of Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion, Sam Harris talks of the virtues of psychedelics and […]

Lysergic Waves On The Sands Of Uruguay

Grabbing a bike from the hostel, I dropped a tab, chucked my shades on, and armed with my bag containing a few essential supplies, headed northwards towards Maldonando on the road hugging the coast. Despite […]

LSD: The Aftermath – The Ego Strikes Back

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We still look for order, meaning and logic whilst on drugs, just in a different conception; we aren’t necessarily free on acid, we’re still the same machines computing the same data, but in a new way. Acid can make the old conventions we live by seem silly, but it does not always provide alternatives.