Iquitos and the Saturn Return

Void of Course

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The day before I left for the Peruvian Amazon in January, the moon was full and in my natal moon sign of Cancer. As a native Cancer moon, I thrive in feelings. The logical doesn’t make sense, intuition does. My emotions constantly sway back and forth like the tides of the ocean. I took it as a sign that this trip was meant to be. It was one of the many symbolic connections I had been making since I booked my flights.

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It was my first trip just for me. I was completely on my own, not yet acquainted with any of the beautiful souls I was about to meet. For one week, I would be deep in the jungle with these people with no phone service or internet. Here, we would help make the sacred plant medicine, ayahuasca, and drink the brew together.

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(The ayahuasca vine seen on…

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