Seeking the spiritual in Mayantuyacu

I’ve been to this place in the Jungles of Peru, where a wise one leads you on a journey Inward. Where the river boils and the trees grow big and strong. There is medicine in this place that cures the body and soothes the soul. In order to get there you must take a plane, a boat ride and trek deep into the jungle. But when you finally arrive… it feels a lot like paradise.

It was my 30th birthday when I first heard of this place called Mayantuyacu. A friend of mine told me about it. She described it as a direct pathway to the heart. I didn’t know exactly what she meant by that but I knew in that moment that I was going to find out. 3 years later and one heck of a journey, I found myself literally in